Service providers in the UK have this week raised lots of unanswered questions about the cost of a Huawei ban.
Threatening language by China's UK ambassador is inappropriate and overlooks the perilous nature of Huawei's current predicament.
The Chinese equipment maker faces a UK ban, according to press reports, because new US sanctions make it an even bigger risk.
If the Chinese vendor were not so technically gifted, it would probably have been sent packing already.
The Internet platform's audience has been growing just as major advertisers decide to practice social distancing.