Motorola is "Wrong", "False", "Flawed" Retorts Dahua and Hikvision to FCC

By Isabella Cheng, Published Apr 12, 2022, 11:29am EDT (Info+)

Dahua and Hikvision fired back at Motorola, saying Motorola is "wrong", "false," and "flawed" after Motorola called Dahua, Hikvision, and Hytera's arguments to the FCC "desperate" and "meritless."

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In this report, IPVM examines Dahua and Hikvision's similar responses to Motorola's arguments.

Motorola ****** *** "******," "************," "******"

*****'***-**** ****** ** *** ***, ***** ***** *, ****, **** Motorola's ***** **** ****** ** *** FCC ******** "****** ** **** *** law" *** "************ ***** ***'* ***** advocacy":

*** *** ****** ******** ****** ** fact *** ***, *** ************ ***** USA’s ***** ******** ** **** **********, including **** ****** ** *** ***** of *** **** ** ******* ************** equipment ** ******** (“******* ****”) *********** pursuant ** *** ****** *** ******* Communications ******** *** ** **** (“****** Networks ***”).

*********'**-**** ****** ** *** ***, ***** ***** *, ****, **** Motorola's ********* *** "******." *******, ******** is "*****" ** **** *********'* ********* against *** ****** ** ******** ********** "meritless" *** "************," ********* ******.

Dahua: *** ********** ** ***

********'* ****** ****** *** **** *** "falsehood" ******** **** ***** ** "***** by, ***** *** ********* **, *** [has] ********* **** **** *** ******* Communist *****." ***** ****** ***** ***********, claiming **** *** ****** ******* *** a "*********** *********** ****.":

** ** ******* ******, *** ******* claims **** ***** ** “***** **, under *** ********* **, *** [***] extensive **** **** *** ******* ********* Party.” ***** ***’* ****** ******* ******** Dahua ********** **., ***. (“***** **********”) is * ******** ****** ******* ** the ******** ***** ******** **** *** a *********** *********** ****.

***** ****** **** * ******* ** the ******* ** ***** ** "******* government-owned ********," *** **** "***** ************ have ** ************** ** ***** **********'* board ** ********* ** ** *** management." *******, ***** ****** **** *** company ** "*** ***** *** ********* of *** ******* ********* ***** ** any ***** ********* ****."

******** ***** *** ********** *** ********** ** *** *** government **** ***********, ** ** ************ ** ***** that ***** ** *** ********** ** the ***. ** ***** ****, ***** employees**** * ******* ** "********** ***** and *********" ********* ** *******'* ****** speech** "*******" ***** "********* ********." *************** *** ***'* **** ************* ******* **** **** * ***** of ********* ******* ** ****** "*** motherland" *** ******* *** **** **** on *** *******.

Motorola "*********" **** ************

******** ****** ** **** ** ********* from *** ************, ***** ****** ** the ********* ** *** ******:

** ******, ** ** ************** **** MSI *** ********** **** *** ******** of ***** *********** *** ************ ** equipment ************* ** *** *********** **** work ** *** ********** *********. *** in *** ********* ** ******* **** advantage, ** **** ********* **** ********* text *** ***** *******.

*********, ** *** ********* ** *********'* letter, ********* ***** **** ********'* ****** was "****** ** ************* ****** ** Motorola's ***********":

***** ******** ******* *** ** ***** in ***** *****,it **** ****** ** **** **** *** ****** ** ****** ** ************* ****** ** ********’* ***********. [emphasis added[

***** **** **** **** ******** ** "far **** ** ********* ********" **** IPVM ******* ********'* ******** ****** ** the *** **** *****, ******* **** Motorola "****** ** **** ******** ** dollars ** *********** ******* **** *** restrictions *** *** *** ****** ** the ******* ** *** *********** ** operate ** *** ** ******."

"Misconstrues" *****'* ********

***** ****** **** *** ******** ** being "************" ** ********, ************ ** the ******* ** ******* ***** ********* should ** ** *** ******* ****:

** *** ******** **** ***** *** is ********** *** ********* ** ******* categories ** *** ********* ** *** Covered ****, ** ** ***** ... Dahua *** ** *** ************ ********* any ***** ********** *****, ********* *** Second ****** *** *****, ** *****’* inclusion ** *** ******* ****.

******, ******** ** *** ***** **** letter *** ******** **** ******** ** a ******, *********, *** ***** ********:

**** ** *** ********** ** *** Hobbs ***, ********* ** ******, *********, and ***** **** ***** ********* **** not ********** “************** ********* ** *******” under *** ****** ******* *** ***thus ****** *** ** ** *** ******* **** are predicated on a misreading of the statute and the FCC’s implementing rules. [emphasis added]

***** ****** ** ** "**** ****** the ********** ** ********* *** ***** its ***** ** * ****** ********** with ********* ***." ***** ************ ***** the****** ******** ***** ******** *** ***** ** *** Covered **** ** "'************** ********* *** services' ******** ** ******** ** ********* entities." ** *** ***** ****, ********* in ******** ************ ********* *** *** "*********** ****** it [*********] **** *** ******* ****."

Covered **** *** "**** ******* ************** ********* *** ********"

*****,******* ** ********* ************* ** *********'* ***** **** ******** letter, ****** **** *** ******* **** can **** ******* ************** ********* *** services "********* ** *** ********* ** advanced ************** ********", ** ******* ** the****** ******** ***. *******, ***** *** ** ********* that *** ** ********** ************** *********, the ******* ****:

** ** *** *********, ***** ***manufactures ** ********* **** ** **** ** *** ********* ** ******** ************** ******** *** **** *** ******* ******** ************** ******** ******. Video *******, ***** *********, *** ***** ****** ******** *** *** “**** **” ******* ******** ******** *** *** *** “********* ** *** *********” ** ********* *******. [emphasis added]

*********, ********* ****** **** *** ******** should *** ** ** *** ******* List ******* ** **** *** ****** Networks *** ****:

*********’* **** ******** ** ******: *** SNA [****** ******** ***] ******* **** “communications ********* ** *******” ** ** placed ** *** ******* ****, *** it ************ ******* “************** *********”to **** ********* **** ** “*********” ** *** ********* ** ********* *******. But Hikvision’s equipment sold in the United States consists primarily of video cameras and network video recorders. That ********* ** *** ********* ** ********* *******. The plain language of the SNA thus unambiguously does not reach Hikvision’s equipment. [emphasis added]

Different *********** ** "************** ********* *** ********"

*****, *********, *** ******** *** ***** different *********** ** "************** ********* *** services," ** ****** ** ***** ******* conclusions ** ******* ** *** ***** products ****** ** *** ******* ****.

******** ********* *****'* "********* *********" ******** in *** ***** **** ******. **** here **** ******** ******* "************** ********* or *******" *********** (*.*. ** ********* of "********* ** *** *********"). ********'* definition ** ******* **** *****'*:

*** *******, *** ******* ******** ****** that ***** ********* **** *** **** the ********** ** “************** ********* ** services” ******* **** ********* ** *** essential ** *** ********* ** ********* service.However, ** ******* ** *** ***, “************** ********* ** *******” ***** “*** ********* ** ******* **** ** ***** ** ****** ******** **** ******** ******** ************* *******.” [emphasis added]

******** ***** ******'* ******** **** ****** ***** ****** Report *** ******* *** ****** *** **** ********** of "************** ********* ** *******":

** [***] ********* “************** ********* *** service” ** ******* ** ******* *(*)to ******* *** ********* ** ******** **** ** ***** *** ****** ********* ********, ******** **** ******* ** *** ********** **********. We believe that all equipment or services that include or use electronic components can be reasonably considered essential to broadband networks. [emphasis added]

*** *** *** ******* ** ****** the ****** ******** ***, ***** *** FCC ************ ******* ** ********* ** "advanced ************** *******." ** *** ***, "advanced ************** *******" ******** "******** **** any ********** ** ** ***** ******* in ****** *********."

*******, ***** ******** ** *** ****** Networks *** ********** ** "************** ********* and ********.":

*** ****** ******** *** ************ **** that *** ******* **** ** “* list ** ******* ************** ********* ** services.” *******, ****, *** ******* **** is *** ****** *** ********** ** “communications ********* ** *******” ****** ** listed.Second, *** ********** ** “************** ********* ** *******” ******** **** ********* ** ******* “**** ** ********* ** *** ********* ** ******** ************** ********.” [emphasis added]

********* ******** ***(***) ********** ******** *** "********* ** the ********* ** ******** ************** *******" clause:

*** **** ‘‘************** ********* ** *******’’ means *** ********* ** ******* **** isessential ** *** ********* ** ******** ************** *******. [emphasis added]

***** ****** **** "*********" ** *** here:

*** ******* **** *** ***** ** equipment **** ***** ** **** ** connection **** ******** ********,but **** ** ********* **** ** “********* ** *** *********” ** ***** ********. *********, **** ********* **** ** ******** *** *** **** * ********* ******* ** ** *** ****, **** ** * ***** ***** ** ******** ******, *** *** **** ** *** ********* ** ********* *******, ** *** *******. Second, even if the equipment could potentially be used in providing broadband service, it still must be “essential” to such provision. [emphasis added]

********* **** *** ****** ******** *** is *** ********* *** *** *** cannot ********** ** ************ **********, *** definition **** ******** ****, *** "************** equipment *** *******":

***** ** ******* ********* ***** **** fundamental ***********, ****** **************** ********** * ********** **** ** inconsistent **** *** *** **** ******** adopted ** *** *******. *** ********** simply ****** ******** ********* ********* **** is************ ** *** ********* ** ********* service **** “************** *********” ** **********.

Hobbs *** **** *** *****

******* *** ******** ** ********'* ***** 2022 ****** *** **********, **** *** Hobbs *** (** *** § ***********) ******** ********** ** *** ***'* final ******* ****** *** ******* *****. Impacted ********* **** ** **** ** file * ***** ********* ***** * final ****** ** *******. *******, **** of *** ******* ******** ***** * challenge ****** *** ********* ****** **** the ******* **** *** ******* ** December ****.

***** ****** **** *** ***** *** does *** ***** ** **** *** situation, ******* *** ***** *** **** regulates "*** *** **** ****** *** review ***** ******" *** **** *** apply ** *** "************** *******" (*.*. FCC **********, *** ********* ** ****):

*** ***** *** **** *** ***** to *** ************** ******* ** ***** the ***** ** ******* ********* **** any ***** *** **** ** *** Commission ** * *********** ** * notice-and-comment ********** ********** **** ** ****. Parties *** **** ** *** *** changes ** *** **********’* ******** ***/** proposed *****, *** *** ********** ** free ** ******, ******, ** ********* its *** ***** ** **** ** it ******** **** ******** ********** ************.

***** **** ** ** "****** ************* in * ********** ** *** **********, not *********** *** ******** ** * rule ** *****."

********* ****** **** *** ***** *** "does *** ******* ********* **** *********** its ********* ** *** ******* ****." Hikvision *************** *****, ***. *. ***, ***** "****** * ***** ** challenge * **************** * **** ******* *** ***** Act’s *****-*** ****** ********":

** ********** *****, ***. *. ***, the *.*. ******* **** ***** **** the ***** ***’* ****** ****** “** applicable **** ** *** *** ****** directly **** *** ***** ************ * rule. ** **** *** ********* ********** examination ** * **** ***** ******** brought ****** **** ***** *** ****** of ******* ********** ****** ******** **.”

Motorola: ** *******

******** **** **** *** ******* "*** no ******* *******" ** *****'* ***** that ********'* ********* *** "*****" *** "false."

Update (*/*/**): Motorola ********* * *** ****** ********* ***** and *********’********** ** ********** **** ******.

** **** “***** ** ** ***** to *********’* ********” **** ************* *****, ***. *. ************ (*** *****) ***** *** ***** Act **** *** *****:

** ***** *** ********** ***** ** deemed * *** “***********” ** ***** rules *********** ** *** *** **********, then ***** *** ******** ***** ** defeated ***** **** *** ********** ****** or *********** *** ******** *****.

***** ********* ** ********* **** ** argue **** *** ********** ****** *** adopt * *** **** ********* *** Covered **** ** *** ********* ************* process, ** ****** ************ ****** * prior ***** **** ******* *** ********* on *** ******* ****.

******** ********** *** ******** **** ***** and *********’* ******** ***** **** ****** the ***’* ********** ** ************** ********* or ********. “**** ** *** ****** by *** ***** ***…*** ******* ********’ arguments ******* *** ******* *** *** FCC’s ************ *****.”

******** **** ****** ***** *** *** FCC ** ******* ********** ** ************* with ******* ******** ** ********* ************* applications.

******* *** ******* **** ******** ********* provided ** ********** *** ************ ** the ******* ********, ** ** ********** for *** *** ** **** ********** into ***** *************. ** ******* **** issue, *** ***** *** *** ** modify *** ******** ********* ************* ***** to ******* ** ********* ** **** certify **** ** ** *** ********** with ** * ********** ** * company **** ********* ** *** ******* List.

****** (**/**/**): ***** ******* ** ******** again** * *** *** ******. ***** ********** *** ************ **** Motorola’s ******** ** *** ***** *** and ******* ****. ***** **** ******* Motorola ** ****** “** ****** *** Commission’s ********* *** *********** ************* ** Dahua ***’* ******** ***** *** ***** of *** ******* ****.”

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*** **** ** *** ************ ***** now ****** ** *** ************** ** the **** *********.

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*** ** * *****.

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******** ** *** ****** ***** - I **** * ******* **** *** this ** *** ***** ** **** out ** ******** *******. ** ** opinion *** *** **** ***** *** rules ** ***** ***** ********* **** or **** *** ****** **. ******** a **** ******* ** ******** ******* of ******** ** ***** ****** ***** ( **** ** ****** **** ) is ***** ** **** ** * whole *** *** ** ****** ******* in *** *********** *****. *** **** will ****** ***** *********** ******* ***** forward.

***** *** ***** *** ****** - tomorrow *** ***** *** ****** *** then ****? ****** *** ******?

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******** * **** ******* ** ******** because ** ******** ** ***** ****** issue ( **** ** ****** **** ) ** ***** ** **** ** a ***** *** *** ** ****** culture ** *** *********** *****

** *** ** ******** ** ** the **. **** *** ******* ** PRC ***** * ****** *** -*** *** *** ******* *** ******* Tech ******** ******** ******** *****

***** *** ***** *** ****** - tomorrow... ****** *** ******?

*** ***** ** ************* ******* **** are ******* ** ******* ***********, *** other *** ******* ***********.

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*** ***'* ***** **** ***** ** doing ** ********** *** *** ** Ukraine? *** *** ****?

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"** *** ** ******** ** ** the **. **** *** ******* ** PRC ***** * ****** *** -*** *** *** ******* *** ******* Tech ******** ******** ******** *****"

** ** **** ***** ** ***'* be **** *****? **** ** ********* .

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******** * **** ******* ** ******** because ** ******** ** ***** ****** issue ( **** ** ****** **** ) ** ***** ** **** ** a ***** *** *** ** ****** culture ** *** *********** *****. *** that **** ****** ***** *********** ******* going *******.

*****, ** ****** **** ******* ******* is ****** * *** *****.

***** *** ********* ******* *** *********** the *** ** **** ****** ***** on *** ************ **** ****'* ***** when ********* *****'* ** ******** **** to ****** **********, * ***** ***** your ******* **** * ***** *** can ** ****** ******* **** ****** based ** *** *.*. ******* ******* electronics *** ******** ******** *******.

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* **** **** * ******* ** your ******* ***** ** ******* ***** - ***'** *** *** **** *********. Happy ******!!

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**** ******* ***** ** ******* *****

**** ******* -******** ** "*****", "*****", "******" ******* Dahua *** ********* ** ***** ******** ********** *** ** ******** the ******** ****** ***** *** ********* since ** ******* ** ***** *********' criticism ** ********.

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***************** * *** ****** ********* ***** and *********’********** ** ********** **** ******.

** **** “***** ** ** ***** to *********’* ********” **** ************* *****, ***. *. ************ (*** *****) ***** *** ***** Act **** *** *****:

** ***** *** ********** ***** ** deemed * *** “***********” ** ***** rules *********** ** *** *** **********, then ***** *** ******** ***** ** defeated ***** **** *** ********** ****** or *********** *** ******** *****.

***** ********* ** ********* **** ** argue **** *** ********** ****** *** adopt * *** **** ********* *** Covered **** ** *** ********* ************* process, ** ****** ************ ****** * prior ***** **** ******* *** ********* on *** ******* ****.

******** ********** *** ******** **** ***** and *********’* ******** ***** **** ****** the ***’* ********** ** ************** ********* or ********. “**** ** *** ****** by *** ***** ***…*** ******* ********’ arguments ******* *** ******* *** *** FCC’s ************ *****.”

******** **** ****** ***** *** *** FCC ** ******* ********** ** ************* with ******* ******** ** ********* ************* applications.

******* *** ******* **** ******** ********* provided ** ********** *** ************ ** the ******* ********, ** ** ********** for *** *** ** **** ********** into ***** *************. ** ******* **** issue, *** ***** *** *** ** modify *** ******** ********* ************* ***** to ******* ** ********* ** **** certify **** ** ** *** ********** with ** * ********** ** * company **** ********* ** *** ******* List.

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******: ***** ******* ** ******** ******* * *** *** ******. ***** ********** *** ************ **** Motorola’s ******** ** *** ***** *** and ******* ****. ***** **** ******* Motorola ** ****** “** ****** *** Commission’s ********* *** *********** ************* ** Dahua ***’* ******** ***** *** ***** of *** ******* ****.”

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