US FCC: Dahua and Hikvision "Deemed A Threat" To National Security

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet, Published Mar 15, 2021, 09:12am EDT

The US FCC has "released a list of communications equipment and services that have been deemed a threat to national security", calling out Dahua and Hikvision among 5 China technology manufacturers as an "unacceptable" risk.

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Inside this note, we review the US FTC's move, and what this means for the world's 2 largest video surveillance manufacturers.

Executive *******

*** ** *** ********* * ****** ******:

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*** ******'* ****, ***** on *** **** ****, lists ***** *** ********* as **** ** ***** subsidiaries *** ********** **** telecom ** ***** ************ services ******** ***** ***** equipment:

*** ****** ***** ********* its *********** ** * Covered **** ********** ******* equipment ** ******** ******** by *** ********* ********: (1) ****** ************ *******, (2) *** ***********, (*) Hytera ************** ***********, (*) Hangzhou**************** ********** *******, *** (5)*************** *******. *** ********* of ***** ******** ** the ******* **** ******* both ** ************ *** affiliates ** ***** ********, as **** ** ** “telecommunications ** ***** ************ services ******** ** **** entities ** ***** **** equipment.” [******** *****]

*** ****** ****** ***** firms *** "****** ** pose ** ************ **** to *** ******** ******** of *** ****** ******".

Prohibit *** *** ** ******* *********

**** **** ********* *** Dahua ** ********* ******** ***** ****,********** "*** ** ******* subsidies ** ******** ********* or ******** ****** ** pose ******** ******** *****". Such ******* *******************-**** *****/******** ******** *** low-income*** **************. *** *********** ***** such ******* ******* ******** 60 **** ** ******* covered *****/********, *.*. ***** May **, ****.

Reimbursement ******* ** *******

*** ******* *********** * '************* program **** ******** *** the *********** ** ************** equipment ** ******** **** posed **** *****". **** program **** ***** ***** May **, ****.

********** *** ************* **** need ** ****** * "plan" *** "********* ******* and ***********" ***** **** a "******** ********", *** Act ******. **** ********, recipients ****** "********, ****, lease, ** ********* ****** covered ************** ********* ** services, ***** ************* ***** or *** ***** ***** (including ***** ******* **** private *******)".

Impact ** ***** *** *********

********* *** ***** *** will ** ******* ********** by *** **** ** FCC ******* ********, ************, this ****** **** ******* discourage ** ***** **** using ********* *** ***** as ** ********** ******** them ******** ******** *******. More ********, **** **** discourage *** *********** **** federal **** ** *** Hikua ****, ****** ** to *********** **** ***.

No ***** ****

**** ****** *** ***** surveillance ******** *** ******** or ****** *** * reversal ** ****** ***** the ***** ************** ******* Dahua *** *********. ** a *******, **** **** is *** **** * reversal. ******, ** ******** to **** ****, *****-***** PRC *********** ***** ************ *** **** "******** ** '******* First' ******".

China ******* ****** ***** ****

** *** **** ******, the *** *** ******* US *** ***** ******* video ************ ** * threat ** *** ***'* own ********. *** *******, China ************* ** ****:

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************* * *** ******* that **** *** ******** by ******* ***** **** outlet **** (********** ** Reuters ** ***) ** Friday *********:

Три китайские компании попали в список угроз нацбезопасности США

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**** **** ******* ** be ******* **** *** article. **’* *** *********, but ***********.

**** ******* -***** ******

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#*, *** **** **** relate ** *** ***'* action?

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*** **** ******* **** a ***** *** ** defining *** ****** ****** to ******** ******* *** their ********** *******.

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*** '****** ******' ** your ********** ** * Dahua ********. * ***** you **** **** *** organizations *** *** ******** banned. **** *** '****** impact' ******* ******* ** how ********* **** ****.

*** **** **** *** US ********** *** ****** your ******** * ****** to ******** ******** ** a ******* *******, ***/**?

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"*** '****** ******' ** your ********** ** * Dahua ********. "

** ** **** **** vision **** ***'* ***, undisclosed ** ***; ***** he **** **** ********* knows *** ** ****** for **** ** ***** little ******* ********...

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**** *** *** *** undisclosed ******* *** ** the ****** *** ** chat. **** *** ****** been *** **** *** they **** ***** ***** to **** ****. ** is ********* *** **** admins ** *** **** in ***** ** ******* people **** ******* *** feature (************, ********* ********, etc). *** **** *** more ***********:*********** ******* - ***** and *****

** *** *****, * suspect (*** ** *** know *** *******) **** they ***** **** **** information ** **** ****** tried, ******* *** ******** **** ** *** have *****-** *** ** viewing ****. *** ****** sure *** *** ***** be ******* ***** ******. If ***'** ******** **** John ***** **** *** that *** **** ***** and *********, ***'* ****.

**** **********: * ** not **** *** ****, so **** **** ** take **** **** * grain ** ****.

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"*** ****** **** *** you ***** ** ******* about ******. ** ***'** paranoid **** **** ***** find *** **** *** like ***** *** *********, don't ****."

*'* *** ******* ** paranoid ***** ****, *** recommendations ** ********; * have ** ***. * don't ***** ***** **** him ** *** **** points; ***********, ***** ******* an *******, **** **** I **** ** ** wrong. * **** ***'* care **** **/**** *** feel ***** *** ** what * *** ** may *** ****. **** I ** **** ** that ** ** ***'* start ****** **** ********* to *** ****** **** are *********** **** ****** our *** *********, ** will *** ****** **** the ******* **** ***** countries ***....

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*********? **** **** *** to ** **** ****** matters.

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

********* - *********

:******** ** ******** ** sexual ****** *************. (********* *****)

**** *****, ** ********** arousing (*********** ***) ** the ***** ** **** website.

***** *** *** **** way ** *** **** views *********, *** *****.

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**** *****, ** ********** arousing (*********** ***) ** the ***** ** **** website.

**** ******* ** * factual *********** ** * US ********** ******:** ***: ***** *** Hikvision "****** * ******" To ******** ********.

* ***** ********* *** think **** ***** ***** paid ** * ******* that ** "****** * threat" ** **** *** country's ******** ********, ***** rigged *** ***** ******* and *** ******** *** of ******* ****** ***********.

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******** ***** *** ******* this:

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****, ** *** ** trade *** ****, ***** and ********* **** *** advertised ** ** ***** mags *** *** **** few ******. ** **** be *********** **** ***** decides ** ** *** how **** ********** ***** historical ******** ***** *** coverage.

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****

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*** **** *** ***** 3 ******* *****?

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******, ***, *** ****** -*** ****:

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******** ********** ************* *** have ** *** *********,

"**** *** ******** *** Hikuawei ******** ****** **** neighbor's ****?"

** **, ******* ******* taken *** ** ********* from ********** ********** ****!

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***** ****** ** * "maybe" ** *** ****.

*** ****** **** ********** proven **** ***** ******** (not ********* ****** **** because * ***** *** link ** ******* ************ with **** *** **** proven) **** *** ****** code ** ******* ** enable "***** ****" ************ or *********, ** ******/******** remote ******?

* *** *** **** Hik *******, *** ** verticals *** *******. * would *** *** ***** in * ****, ********** office, ************** *******, ***. but ** ******* ** working ** ***** *** slim. ** * **, I **** ****** ** other ******* **** **** or ******. ******* * question *** ** ******** "threat" *** **** ** really *****. ** ******* cybersecurity *****, ** *********?

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* ***'* ******* ****** the *** ** *** government ******** ***** *** assumption ** '******** *****'. The ********* ***:

(*) ** *** ***** that ***** ** ** way *** ******* ** use *** ****, ** is, ** ***** *******?

(*) ** *** ***** that ***** ** ** way *** ******* ** use *** **** ********* by ******** ******* ** the *******?

(*) ** *** ***** that ***** ** ** way *** ******* ** use ***** ******* ********* to ***** ***** ******** (Hik-Connect, ***.))?

* ***** *** ****** both **** (*** -> USA, *** *** -> PRC) ** **, **, no.

*******: ***** ***** ******* Post **** **** -** ******* ****** *****’* military ** ** ***** for *** ‘** *** second’

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*** *****'* *** *** ban *******? *** ***'* they *** ********, ******, tiktok, ********* *** *** other ******** **** ***** exactly ***** *'* ** and **** *'* ********?

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**** **** ***** *** been ****** *******. **'* because ***** ******** (****** for ****** ***** ** did *** ** ***) are *** ******** ** a ******* ********* **** seeks ** ******** ** on *** ************* ***** by ******** *** ************ property. ****'* ** ******** to *** *** ***** things **** **** ** at **** **** *****. So **, **** ***'* get *** **** *********, and ********** **. **** trying ** *** * false *********** ** ** already ******* ******.

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". **'* ******* ***** entities (****** *** ****** which ** *** *** to ***) *** *** beholden ** * ******* adversary **** ***** ** diminish ** ** *** international ***** ** ******** our ************ ********. "

***'** *******; ***** ******** are ******** ** ******** adversaries **** **** ** control *** ****** ** access **** ******, ***** is **** *****. ** are ***** ******** **** within. ** **** ** worry ***** ********. *****'* biggest *** ***** - let **** ******* **** the ****** ***....

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**** * **** ****** from * ******* ********* would ******* *** ** sell *** **** **** Google, ********, ***. *** more ** * ****** threat ** *** ****** States ** ******* **** China **. ** ** Xi ******* ** ******** Putin ******* **** **** tonsils?

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*** ** ** **** clients ****** ******* ** move *** *** *** go **** *********'* **** compliant ****, ** *** price/performance *** ****** *****, and ** *** ***** deployed. *** ****** ********** donated *** ********** *** HIK ***** ** ** Church ***** ** ********* a **** ****** ******.

** **** ****** **** HIK/Dahua **** *** ** able ** ******* *** US ****** ***** *** new ************** ******** **** on *** ************, *** it **** ******* **** many **** ************ **** quickly **** ** *** void.

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** ***** ** ******** company ** ** *** hot **** **** ******** with *** *******:

******* ****** *** ********* selling **** ****** ** Huawei, ********** **** **** STX - *** ***

******* ****** *** ********* selling **** ****** ** Huawei, ********** **** **** The ******** **********'* ****** of ******** *** ******** is ******* ******* ********** over * ******** ****** of ********* ******* ** China, *** ********** ****'* Bill ***** *******. ********* to *** ****** ******** with *** *****, ******* is ********* ** ********** selling **** ****** ** Huawei ************ **** ********* microchips ******* ** ****** controls ***** *** *** was ********** ** ******.

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“**** ****** *** ***** surveillance ******** *** ******** or ****** *** * reversal ** ****** ***** the ***** ************** ******* Dahua *** *********.”

**** ** ****** ******** to **. **’* ***** in ********** ******* * distinctly ****** *** ***** integrators ******* **: “** BiDeN **** **** *********/***** is ***** ** **** because **’* **** ******* with *****!”

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**** ** ****** ******** to **. **’* ***** in ********** ******* * distinctly ****** *** ***** integrators ******* **: “** BiDeN **** **** *********/***** is ***** ** **** because **’* **** ******* with *****!

** ***'* **** ******** how ** ***** *** coffee. ** *** ** friends ***, **** ****** masters.

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**'* ****** ** ** the ********* ***'* *** to *** ******* ********** to ******* ***** ********* opponents *** **** ***'* owe ****** *** ******.

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