The Pentagon creates a “Do Not Buy” list? Including OSS vendors?

Pentagon Creates ‘Do Not Buy’ List of Russian, Chinese Software.

The Pentagon is working on a software “do not buy” list to block vendors who use software code originating from Russia and China, a top Defense Department acquisitions official said on Friday.

Apparently The The Pentagon started compiling the list about six months ago. Suspicious companies are put on a list that is circulated to the military’s software buyers. Now the Pentagon is working with the three major defense industry trade associations — the Aerospace industries Association, National Defense Industrial Association and Professional Services Council — to alert contractors small and large.

Does anyone know whether there are any OSS vendors on this list? One would assume that Huawei and ZTE Soft would be. Who else?

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