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<html newsdate="2019-05-20">
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<title>Huawei denied access to Google services: 3 learnings for more technology independence</title>
<title>Three conclusions to draw from Google denying Huawei access to software</title>
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Huawei denied access to Google services: 3 learnings for more technology independence
Three conclusions to draw from Google denying Huawei access to software
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<p newsteaser="yes">Google denies the Chinese IT giant Huawei access to
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practice, Huawei's upcoming and potentially also current phones will no
longer get support and updates for the Android operating system. They
will also not have access to the proprietary Google apps and services
like Gmail and Google Play. Especially the latter will hinder every
future Huawei user to access the default app store on most stock
Android phones and updates for the apps installed through it.</p>
like Gmail and Google Play. Although proprietary software should be
avoided in the first place, especially the latter will put future
Huawei user at risk because without access to the default app store on
most stock Android phones they will miss important security updates for
the apps installed through it.</p>

<p>Google offers only a base version of Android under a Free Software
licence but bundles it together with proprietary apps and services. The
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ask the European Commission for European directives that foster
independence of European technical infrastructure and that build on
Free Software, starting with the <a href="https://publiccode.eu">demand
to make publicly funded software public code</a>.</p>
to release publicly funded software as public code</a>.</p>

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