By: Chung Jung-feng and Frances Huang
Taipei, Jan. 15 (CNA) The Institute for Information Industry (III), a government-sponsored high-tech research group, said Tuesday it will prohibit users of devices made by China-based Huawei Technologies Co., such as smartphones and notebook computers, from accessing its internal network.
Speaking to CNA, the III said the ban seeks to improve information security at the institution.
The III is the second institution to announce such a ban after the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), another government-sponsored research group made public Monday a similar ban that came into effect Tuesday noon.
However, the III did not disclose when its measure would be introduced. [FULL STORY]