Not OS license, it's the permission to google's add-ons, huawei can still install andriod on their phones. It's not a big deal for Huawei, mainland china blocked google so it has no effect on phone sold in china, which the main profit from. But still a dead switch for it's global expention though.
@gxtony Sure, they can install AOSP. But a lot of what normal users would think of as Android has largely been moved into Google Play Services and the store. Huawei without Google would be a nonstarter in my country (Finland) for example.
@nicd @gxtony China still has all this too work with, only missing is google play - media articles state that #Huawei phones will be vulnerable because security fixes appear later in ASOP than Google Play aka Services - if so (which I doubt), then that needs to be fixed, but the US government is screwed-up in conflict now that...
@nicd not true, they can still use the os, it is open source after all, it's just the Google apps they can't ship.
@elfring Yeah what I mean are the Google parts. But let's face it, nobody (e.g. in EU) will buy a non-Google Android device, except for some geeks. So it might as well be the whole OS.
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