@art I called my representative's office to understand why she supported the bill. When I expressed my concern that overseas governments will avoid Australian products, I was told that wont happen.
Yet this is exactly what the Australian government did to Huawei. The Chinese telecom vendor was banned from supplying equipment for the multi billion dollar NBN and 5G networks for fear that the Chinese Government would force Huawei to build in backdoors.
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