Bill Introduced To Ban Dahua And Hikvision From Obtaining FCC Certification

By Charles Rollet, Published May 25, 2021, 12:43pm EDT

A bill that proposes banning the FCC from approving new Hikvision and Dahua products has been introduced by a Republican and a Democratic Senator.

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Last month, as IPVM reported, an FCC Commissioner urged just this by calling to "eliminate" the "backdoor" of non-federal US Hikvision/Dahua purchases in March. The commissioner praised this latest bill, saying it would "strengthen America's national security".

The FCC regulates all radio frequency devices and has approved hundreds of Hikvision and Dahua items to date. If a ban on new approvals was passed it could cripple the companies' US business.

Inside this note, we examine the proposal, its backing, and its potential impact.

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* ******* ******* ***** and ******* ****** *** their ********** *** **** action. ***** *********** ***** strengthen *** ******** ******** by ******** **** ** close *** ******** **** Huawei *** ****** *** using ***** *** ******* our ************* **** ***** gear ***** ** ************ risk ** *** ******** security.

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*** ****** ** ** to **** ****** ** reasonably ********** ** **** point. ** **** ** continue ********** *** ********.

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Update (**/**/**): The proposed ****** ********* *** ** 2021 ** ********* ****. ** ** *-***** long, *** *** **** is ********** **** *** Senators’ ************, ******* **** it **** “****** **** the ******* ************** ********** does *** ******* ***** frequency ******* **** **** a ******** ******** ****.”

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*** *** ***** **** door *******!

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* ***** **** **** haven't ******* **** ****** this *** *** *****, but **** **** **** certainly *** ** ** it. *'* *********, ** what ******?

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**, *** ** *********’* sales ** ***** ******* are **** **** *% of *** ****** *******. Their ****** ****** ******* is ************* **$** ******* and *** ************ ******** comes **** ****** ** China.

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*'* *** ******* *** merits ** *** ****, but ** *** *** the **** ***** *** this *********** ** **** from? **** ******* ***, I (******* *******) ********* the *** **** ********* or *** ********* * piece ** ********* ****** based ** *** ** adheres ** *** *** appropriate ***********. * ***** have ******* **** ******** the **** ** * certain *******'* ******* ***** be ******* ** **** other ******, **** ** Commerce ** ***. ** it ****** *** *** FCC ** *** ***** criteria **** **** ** block *** **** ** products ** *** **?

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* ***** **'* * very ******** *** ** stop *** ******* **** being ***** ** **** in *** ** ***** the ****** ******* ***** or *** ******. ***** tired ** ******* *** whack-a-mole ****, **** **** out *** **** ********.

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***** ***** ** ******* the *****-*-**** ****...

**** ** ***** ** stopped, ***** *** *************** ** **** **...

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Update (**/**/**): The proposed ****** ********* *** ** 2021 ** ********* ****. ** ** *-***** long, *** *** **** is ********** **** *** Senators’ ************, ******* **** it **** “****** **** the ******* ************** ********** does *** ******* ***** frequency ******* **** **** a ******** ******** ****.”

****** *** **** ****, it ***** **** *** FCC ** **** ** initiate ********** ** *** ban ** *** ************* for *********/*****. *** ******** for *** ********** ******* is ********* *******. ** a *******, **** * proposed **** ** ****** a ** *** ****** is ******** ** ******* public ********, *** *** final **** ** ********* 30 **** ***** *********** in *** ******* ********.

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"****** *** **** ****, it ***** **** *** FCC ** **** ** initiate ********** ** *** ban ** *** ************* for *********/*****. "

** ***'* ****.

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*** *** *** **** about **** ***** *** say ****? * ********** think **'* *** ***** to **** *** **** support **, ** ***'* have * ****** ******* on *** ****'* *******. There **** ** **** lobbying ******* ****, *** there ** **** ******* political ******** ****** ***** to *** *****.

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"*** *** *** **** about **** ***** *** say ****? "

**, *'* ***** * can't *** ****. ***** and ***. ** ** passes, **** **** ** ask ***** ** **** time *** *'** ******* the *********** * ****. If ** *****'* ****(** won't), * ***** ***'* be **** ** ******* my *******.

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***** ***'* ** **** to ******* ** *******.

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********, (*** *** **** trouble **** **** ****, I **********) *** ***, honestly, * **** ** want ** **** ** see *** ******* ********** technology ***** ** *** country. * ** *** pro ***, ***** ** other, *********** **** ********* (ok, ***** ****). ** gave *** ******* ** be ****-********** **** * long **** ***, **** not ****** **** ****, but * *****. ** all ********** **** ** must ****** **** ******, but **** **** ********** we ***** *** **** needed ** ******. **** free ** *** **** and *****, *** ********. It ***'* ****.

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* ** *** ********* to **** ******* **** it *** *** (** may ****). ** ***** is *** ****** ** buttress ** **** **** "sources" ** ** *** have ******* ****** ** secret ***********.

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*** **** ** **** what * *** ** may *** **** ****** to. * ***** ********* you ******** **** **** next *** ******* *******. No **** ** ***** your **** ** **. I'm *** ******** **** as ********* ** ***** human ****** ******. * haven't **** *** ** those ** * *** or *** ***. ***'** falling ******.

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** ***** ** ** one, *** *********, *** SIA, *** ***, *** secret *********** ***** **** definitively **** ** **** not ****** **** ***********.

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** ** ******, **** free ** *** ***** at **** **** *** I'll ******* *** *********** I ****.

** ** ** ******, then ***’** *** **** sources? ******* **** **** were ********* **** ** crap *** ********* ******* it?

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**** ** *******. ** some ***** ***** ****** be * ***** **** in **** ****** ****** the **. ** ** mind ******** ** *** how **** ***** ****** will **** ******* ** keep ****** *** ******** item ** *** **** day.

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**** ****** * ** not ** *** ** I *** ***** ****. Maybe **** *** **** of *** ******* ***** will **** & ***** to ****** ****

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

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** *** ********** **** SIA. ******* ***** *** what ***** ******** **** be.

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*** ** *** ******. Oh, *** ****** **** changed.

*** ******* ******* ** NDAA **** ********* ***********

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**, *** ******* ********.....

*** **** **** ********** & ******* *** ***?

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******: *** ***** ** Representatives*** ********** *** *** version** *** ****** ****. The *******, ******************** ******* (*-**) *** Anna ***** (*-**), *** bipartisan. *** ***** **** makes ** ******* ** the ******'*.

*******,*** *************** **** ***** **** included * ********* ** support **** *** ***'* acting ********** *************** ***********,*** ***** *** **** to****** *** ************** ******"********** **** **** ******":

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*** ************ ** *** Secure ********* *** ** 2021 ** ******* ****. This *********** **** **** protect *** ******** ******** by ******** **** ************* communications ********* ** *** authorized *** *** ****** our *******. *** **'** not ******* ****--**** *****,I ****** * **** **** ** ********** ** ****** *** ******* ************** **********'* ********* ************* ********** ********** **** **** ******. I thank Congresswoman Eshoo and Congressman Scalise for their work--having this policy written into the law will send a strong, bipartisan signal that the United States is committed to developing a market for secure 5G alternatives. [emphasis added]

**** ** ******* ******** that ** *** ******** FCC ******* ** **** 17 (********), *** *** will **** *** ******* banning ********* *** ***** FCC ************** (** ****** *****).

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******: *** *****'* ******* of **** **** ** expected ** ******* ** amendment ********** *** *** equipment ************* *** **** "should *** ***** *************" to ********** ******* *********; however *** ********* "**** not *******" *** *** from ******** ******* ** do **** "** * future **********" (**** ** *****).

** **** [********* ** the ****** ** * Substitute] ** ******** ** be ******* ** ******* that *** ***** ******** by *** *********** ****** not ***** ************* ** equipment ********** ********** ** the ***, *** **** the *********** **** *** prevent *** *** **** studying *******, ** * future **********, *** ***** should ***** *************. [******** added]

**** *** ********* **** 7 ** * ****** House ** *******************.

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