FCC Prohibited Purposes Plan For Dahua And Hikvision Analyzed

By IPVM Team, Published Nov 28, 2022, 09:35am EST (Research)

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Prohibited ***** *******

*** *** ************** ******* ******** *** *********** ** page *:

********* ************* ** ****************** ********* *** video ************ ********* ******** ** ******, Hikvision, *** ***** (*** ***** ********** subsidiaries ** **********)

Plan ******

*** **** ******* **** ******** ** option *** ******* *** *********** ** specific "***** *** ********" *** *******:

***** **** **** ** *** ********** approves ***** ********’ ***** *** ******** that **** ** ****** *** **** equipment **** *** ** ******** *** sold ** *** “*** ******* ** public ******, ******** ** ********** **********, physical ************ ** ******** **************, ** other ******** ******** *******”

*** ***** ******* **** **** * plan ***** **** ** ******* ******** measures:

***** ** **** ******, ***** ********** the **** ** ********* **** ******, Hikvision, *** ***** **** **** *** marketing, ************, *** ***** ** ***** respective ********* ** *** ****** ******,we *** *** ********* ****, ****** ********** ************ ******** *** ********** *********, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua “telecommunications equipment” or “video surveillance equipment” will not be marketed and sold for those purposes that are prohibited under section 889(f)(3)(B) of the 2019 NDAA. Accordingly, we will require that, before the Commission will permit an equipment authorization of any “telecommunications equipment” or “video surveillance equipment” produced by Hytera, Hikvision, or Dahua (or their subsidiaries or affiliates), these ******** **** **** **** *** ****** ********** ******** *** *** ********** **** **** **** ****** **** **** ********* **** *** ** ******** ** **** “[f]or the purpose of public safety, security of government facilities, physical security surveillance of critical infrastructure, and other national security purposes.” Any **** **** **** *********** **** ********* ******** *** ** ***** **** **** ****** **** ********* ************, ********* *******, or others in the supply and distribution chains associated with marketing or sale of such equipment are aware of this restriction and do not market or sell such equipment to entities for the purposes mentioned above. Such a plan **** ******* ****-*********** *** *********** ******** ** *** *********** *** ****** ****** to ensure that the entity does not market or sell for prohibited purposes. Before any Hytera, Hikvision, or Dahua “telecommunication equipment” or “video surveillance equipment” will be authorized for market or sale, the applicant seeking approval of any “covered” equipment produced by any of these entities (or their subsidiaries or affiliates) must ****** * ******** **** ********** **** *** *********, ***** **** ** ******** ** *** **** ********** *** **** ******** ** *** ******** **** *** *** **** ** ***** *** ********** ** ******* the marketing and sale of such equipment for purposes prohibited under section 889(f)(3)(B) of the 2019 NDAA. [emphasis added]

** ******* *******, *** ********* ******** requirements *** ********* ************ ****** ***** entity **** *** ****** *****:

*** *********** **** ****require ******** ************ that prominently state this prohibition. As a condition of the equipment authorization, the Commission also will also impose stringent ********* *** **** ************ associated with the equipment, which will apply not only with respect to these entities (and their subsidiaries and affiliates), but also to their equipment distributors, dealers, or re-sellers, i.e., every ****** **** *** ****** ***** that markets or offers the equipment for sale or that markets or sells the equipment to end-users. [emphasis added]

Prohibited ******** *******

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  • "***** ******** ******** ********"

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[****** ******] **** ******* ** “****** safety,” ** **** **** **** ********services ******** ** State ** ***** ********** ********, or services by non-governmental agencies authorized by a governmental entity if their primary mission is the provision of services, that protect the safety of life, health, and property, including but not limited to police, fire, and emergency medical services.

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[******** **************] **** ****** ** ***** of “******** **************” *** *** *********** that ** *** ******** ** **** proceeding ... ************ ****** ********* ** (PPD-21) **********sixteen ******** ************** *******: chemical, commercial facilities, communications, critical *************, dams, defense industrial ****, emergency services, energy, financial ********, food and agriculture, government facilities, health **** and public health, information technology, nuclear reactors/materials/waste, transportation systems, and water/waste water systems.

[******** ********] ** *** “******** ********,” for ******** ** **** **********, ** interpret **** **** ******* ** ************ a ******* **high-profile ****** ********* **********, **********, and military assets. [emphasis added]

***** **** ********* ******** * ***** array ** ********** ******** **** **** townships ** ** ******* ********, ** also ********* ******* ********** ******** **** as ****** ****, ********* ********, ******** manufacturing, ***.

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** *** ***** *** ****** *** submitted ** ********, ***** *** ********* could ** **, *** *****, ******* hundreds ** ******** **** ******* **** equipment ************** (********* **** *** **** not ****** ******** / ******** **************, which **** *****).

Benefits ** ** ****

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Getting * **** ********

* ******** ******** **: **** **** it **** ** *** * **** approved? ** ** ******** **** *** will ****** ******* * **** *** it ** **** ******** **** *** will **** ** **** ********* *** plans ** ** ********.

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

  • "**** ** ******** ** *** **** Commission" ********* * **** *********** ***** of ******** ** *** ************* ********** will ** ******** ****** **** ****** delegating ** ** * **** *********** review;
  • "**** **** ******* ****-*********** *** *********** measures ** *** *********** *** ****** levels" *** "***** ****** **** *** supply *****";
  • ***** *** ** ********* ********* ** the ********** ********* * ****. ** recent *****, ***** ** ***** *** Hikvision **** ****** ********* ************, *** FCC *** **** * **** *** to ** ******* **** *****.

Applies ** ***/*********/************ ********

*** *** ************ ********* *** ******** in *** ******* ********, ********** **** are ******** *******. **** *** **** ban, *** *** ****** ******* ** any ******** "********" ** ***** *** Hikvision, ************ ** ********.

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Ruling ** **-****** ** *** ******

*** ******** ******** **** ** ****** ***, ** **** ****, ************ ***** *** *********"* ****** ** ******** ********" ** March ****. ************ **** ****** ** close *** "********" **** ******* ****-****** equipment, ** ********** **** ******, ** be **** *********.

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****** **** ******, *** *** *** received ******** **** *** ****** ** the ********, ************ ***** *** *********, but **** ******** ************, ***** *****, and ************ **** ****.

Dahua *** ********* ** ********

**** ******* *** ** ***** *** Hikvision *** ********** ***** *** ********. We **** ****** **** ******* ** they *******.

Update (**/**/**):

********* ********* *** *** ****** ** an ***** ** ******** (*****).

********* ********* ******* **** *** ****** does *** ****** ******** **** ******** equipment **************. *******, ********* ******:

*** **** **** ******* ** ****** [products]...to *** ****** **** **** ** used *** *** ******* ** ****** safety, ******** ** ********** **********, ******** security ************ ** ******** **************, *** other ******** ******** ********

**** ** **********. ** ** ********* in *** ********, ********* **** ****** and *** ********** **** ******* * plan **** ***** ********* **** *** be **** *** ***** ********. ***** then, ** ************** **** ** ******* for *** *******.

************, ********* ****** ** *** ******* responding ** "****'* ***** *******." **** submitted ******* *** ********* ******* ********** false ********** ** ********* ** *** FCC *** ******, ***** *** ****** below.

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Update (**/**/**):

***** ********* *** *** ******** ** an ***** (*****).

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***** **** ** *** *** ******** products *** ********** ******** "*** ******* years," ******** **** *** ********** ************ *** ********* **** ***** ** applications **** ****** ******. ***** ** now ************** ******** ******** ** ********** uses.

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Update (**/**/**):

**** **** *** ********** ************** ** approving * *****/********* ***** ** ******* if * ******** ******** ****** ** NatSec-focused *********** **** ********** ***** ** Hikvision *** "******* ********."

*********, *****/********* *** "******* ********" ******* they **** ****** ** **** ** Section ***. *** **** ** **** 1 ** * **** ** ****** a "******* ******" *** *** ***, and **** ******* *** ********* **** "covered" ** ******* ** ****** ******, critical **************, ***.

** *** *** ****** ********* ** page **, ******** *** **** ****** covered ***:

(*) * ******** ************* **** ** any ********* ****** *********** **** **** appropriate ******** ******** *********...

**

(*) * ******** ************* **** ** an *********** ******** ******** ******.

** ********** ******* **** **** ** this ** ***** **********, ****** ** do *** **** *** *********** ** it *********.

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**** ** ** *** ****** ******** further **** ** *** ** *** other * **** ** ******* ** the ******* **** *** ********* *** Dahua *** *********, *** *** ***** not **** ** **** *** ****** of ** ********* *** ***-****** ******, non-critical **************, ***.

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Comments (9)

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** *** ******, ** ****. ** just *** *** ** *** ****** if *****/********* ****** ** ****** *****, and ** *** ***** **** ********** and ******** ****.

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****** (**/**/**): ********* ********* *** *** ruling ** ** ***** ** ******** (below).

********* ********* ******* **** *** ****** does *** ****** ******** **** ******** equipment **************. *******, ********* ******:

*** **** **** ******* ** ****** [products]...to *** ****** **** **** ** used *** *** ******* ** ****** safety,******** ** ********** **********, ******** ******** surveillance ** ******** **************, *** ***** national ******** ********

**** ** **********. ** ** ********* in *** ********, ********* **** ****** and *** ********** **** ******* * plan **** ***** ********* **** *** be **** *** ***** ********. ***** then, ** ************** **** ** ******* for *** *******.

************, ********* ****** ** *** ******* responding ** "****'* ***** *******." **** submitted ******* *** ********* ******* ********** false ********** ** ********* ** *** FCC *** ******, ***** *** ****** below.

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******: **** ******* *** **** ***** to *** *** **********:********* ******** ** ******** **** *** Order

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****** (**/**/**): ***** ********* *** *** decision ** ** ***** (*****).

***** **** "***** ** * ******* available *** ***** ** ******** ** secure **************...*** ******** *** ** ********** for ******** ***** **** ****** ******, critical **************, ** ******** ********, **** we ******* *** *** **** * plan ** ****** **********..." ** ****** be ***** **** *** *** **** also **** *** **** ********** *** approve **.

***** **** ** *** *** ******** products *** ********** ******** "*** ******* years," ******** **** *** ********** ************ *** ********* **** ***** ** applications **** ****** ******. ***** ** now ************** ******** ******** ** ********** uses.

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* ** ********** ** *** ******* or **** ***** *** ********* **** submit *****. *****'* ***** ***** *** delaying ***** **** * **** ** approved ** **** ****** *** **** restrictions *** ************ *** **** *** their ******* **** **** *********** **** right ***.

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****** (**/**/**): **** **** *** ********** authorizations ** ********* * *****/********* ***** be ******* ** * ******** ******** agency ** ******-******* *********** **** ********** Dahua ** ********* *** "******* ********."

*********, *****/********* *** "******* ********" ******* they **** ****** ** **** ** Section ***. *** **** ** **** 1 ** * **** ** ****** a "******* ******" *** *** ***, and **** ******* *** ********* **** "covered" ** ******* ** ****** ******, critical **************, ***.

** *** *** ****** ********* ** page **, ******** *** **** ****** covered ***:

(*) * ******** ************* **** ** any ********* ****** *********** **** **** appropriate ******** ******** *********...

**

(*) * ******** ************* **** ** an *********** ******** ******** ******.

** ********** ******* **** **** ** this ** ***** **********, ****** ** do *** **** *** *********** ** it *********.

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**** ******** *******, **** ** **, and *** *** ***** ** ********** reference ****, ** *** ** *** other * **** ** ******* ** the ******* **** *** ********* *** Dahua *** *********, *** *** ***** not **** ** **** *** ****** of ** ********* *** ***-****** ******, non-critical **************, ***.

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** *** ***** *** ****** *** submitted ** ********, ***** *** ********* could ** **, *** *****, ******* hundreds ** ******** **** ******* **** equipment ************** (********* **** *** **** not ****** ******** / ******** **************, which **** *****).

******'* **** **** **** ***** *** Hikvision ******** ***** ** *********** ***** with **** ** ***** **********?

** **** ***** *** ****** ** chips ***** **** ** ***** **** or ***** ******* *** ** ** EoL, *******?

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********* *** ******** ****** ** ***** twice ** ******** ********* ********* ** here ** **** *** **************** *** dynamics ** ***'* ******:

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*** **** ********* ********* ******* *****, projects **** ******* *******, *** ***** doing ******** **** *** ******* **********.

*** *** ********** ******** *****, ***** we ********* ** **** ****, **** way ******* - ** *** ******** any ********** ********, ********* ***** *** local, ******** ************** ********* ****** ****, financial ******** *** **** ******* "********** assets" **** *** ****** ** ***** involved ** ********** ********.

*****, ******, ********* **** *** **** to ****** * ****, **** *** as **** ******** ******* **** **** on ******* *** **** ******* ********** products "*** ***** ** ****!", ** long ***** **** *** ****** ******** ************** (which **** ***).

*** ***** **** **** ********** ** that **** *** ******* **** ***** them, ** **** ****** **** ** FB ****** *** ********** "*** ****" of ***** ***** ********:

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**** ** **** *** * ***** Dahua *** ********* **** ** ********* to ****** ** **** **** ** it ***** *** **** **** "*** tape" ** ****** ** ****** *** who *** ** **** ***** ******** to.

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