Looks like they these people in particular got their Sputnik moment. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-asml-holding-usa-china-insight-idUSKBN1Z50HN No, I don't think you can judge anything by their non-response. In what capacity did you approach them? As a customer? Certainly not. As a technical expert? What reputation do you have in this field that they should listen to you?