Huawei further embraced open source, Signature Agreementbecame a licensee member of Open Invention Network (oin) and agreed to cross-license its patent with other OIN members to avoid patent royalties and non-aggression forms. Huawei widely uses open source in its products and is a long-term member of the Linux Foundation.
Huawei has joined many open-source foundations such as openstack foundation and cloud native Computing Foundation, and became a strategic member of eclipse foundation in 2019.
In the past six and a half years, Huawei has become a very active member of the open source field, said Keith bergelt, CEO of oin.
Bergelt believes that the political pressure from the United States has given Huawei's leadership a stronger sense of being a copycat citizen of the open source community. He agreed that Huawei was trying to protect itself.