Chinese Government Attacks Western Reports

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 03, 2018

The Chinese government is angry at the BBC and WSJ's reporting on Chinese video surveillance (see BBC Features Dahua and WSJ Investigates China's Total Surveillance State).

Much like Hikvision's attacks on IPVM for our reporting, Hikvision's superior, the Chinese government, has declared the BBC and WSJ's reporting to be wrong, bigoted and fake.

In this note, we examine the Chinese government's response, analyze their accusations and look at how the growing investigation of Chinese video surveillance may impact the global market.

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