唐鳳接受日媒專訪 指稱中國電信設備如同「特洛伊木馬」| Taiwan took measures to counteract Huawei’s 5G: Audrey Tang

MInister without Portfolio Audrey Tang. (Photo courtesy of NOWnews)

【看CP學英文】行政院政務委員唐鳳近日接受日媒專訪時,針對近幾個月來,陸續有美國、英國、印度等國家開始積極將中國電信設備排除在外發表想法,他形容華為就像是「特洛伊木馬」使用其設備會給國家核心電信基礎設施帶來風險,台灣早在2014年前總統馬英九任內,就將華為排除在4G網路之外。

Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) announced that Taiwan had already taken steps prior in 2014 under President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) administration to prevent Huawei (華為) from entering Taiwan’s 4G networks.

唐鳳日前於行政院的辦公室接受日經亞洲評論(Nikkei Asian Review)訪問,他說,之所以將華為比喻為「特洛伊木馬」,是因為中國不存在真正的私人企業;從中共政府的角度來看,只要執政黨有需要,隨時可以因應情勢撤換企業領導人。因此,如果將中國企業納入台灣的基礎建設,就必須隨時保持高度警戒,每當系統要更新升級時,都有可能導致特洛伊木馬入侵。

In an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review, Tang compared China’s Huawei to a trojan horse (特洛伊木馬), because there is no true individual-owned company in the country.

From the Communist Party’s perspective, whenever the party wants something done, Chinese companies have to follow suit. As a result, Chinese corporations that want to enter Taiwan’s infrastructure pose an enormous risk.

唐鳳表示很高興看到現在像美國這樣的國家進行類似的討論,去評估相關風險。台灣在2014年即將邁入4G時代時,國家通訊傳播委員會(NCC)及國家安全委員會即因應維權人士要求,將華為、中興等中企排除在台灣的4G網路建設之外。

Tang said that he’s happy to see countries around the world realize the risk of Chinese technology. He elaborated saying that in 2014, the National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) and the National Security Council (國家安全委員會) already barred corporations such as Huawei from entering Taiwan’s 4G networks.

唐鳳更說明在「港版國安法」上路後,許多當地民眾忙著修改、刪除自己在社交平台和社群媒體上的言論,也因此這時更能體會擁有值得信任的網路環境來保護個人資料是至關重要的。

Tang also pointed out how many citizens have deleted previous messages they posted online out of fear for the effects of the Hong Kong National Security Law. He expressed hopes that by providing a safe and secure Internet in Taiwan, people will not be scared.

不過唐鳳也戲稱,最好也最安全的方法,可能就是「完全不要使用數位裝置」。

Tang also jokingly mentioned that the best way to protect one’s digital information would be to do without digital devices entirely.

中華電信於6月30日在推出的5G商用服務,使用的是愛立信(Ericsson)技術,顯示台灣在超高速網路系統中,實際上是早已經排除華為。

His comments came after Chunghwa Telecom rolled out its 5G services on June 30. Chunghwa Telecom has selected to use Ericsson technology and will not use Huawei technology.