Things seem to be getting worse for Huawei, where the company has been banned from being a member of the SD Association, known as SDA, the business group responsible for standardizing the SD and microSD memory cards. The change means that Huawei will not be able to Offering products using the official brand of SDA will exclude the company from participating in setting standards to move forward.
SDA has confirmed to Engadget that Huawei has been dropped from the business group to comply with recent requests from the US Department of Commerce, which is the latest hit by Huawei following the US embargo.
According to the US site, the Foundation confirmed that it had taken this step, in an attempt to respond to the decision of the US government and the Ministry of Commerce, which put Huawei company with 70 other companies on the ban list, which led to the imposition of restrictions in dealing with them without prior authorization from the government, in addition to an executive order signed by the President US Donald Trump prohibits cooperation or purchase of equipment from foreign telecommunications companies for security reasons, Huawei has been at the top of the list.
Huawei has commented on this step, noting that all current users are still able to buy and use SD and MicroSD cards, noting that Huawei recently resorted to merging its own memories into some of its products, which may have come as a pilot to simulate such decisions.