Retired USAF General on China Video Surveillance Risks

By Conor Healy, Published Jul 21, 2021, 09:42am EDT

Retired USAF Brigadier General Robert Spalding told IPVM about China video surveillance risks including relabelling Hikvision and Dahua products.

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****** **********, ******* ******** was *** ****** ******** for ********* ******** ** the ***** ***** ******** Security *******. ***** ** that, ** *** *** DoD's ****** ******* ******** & ******* ******é ** China.

**** ********* *** **** condensed *** ****** *** clarity. ***** *** **** interview ****:

Q: *** ******* ********** ** ****** **** ********** ******** ************ ** ********* ** *****. *** ** **** *** ********* ** ******** ********?

* ***** *** ***** is *** *** **** at ******** ********. ** you **** ** ******** security ** ********** *** undue ********* *** ********** of **** **********, **** this ** *** **** reason *** *** ***** not **** ***** *******.

*** ****'* ****** *****'* ultimate ****. *** ******* Communist *****'* ******** **** is ** *******, *******, and ******* **** *** the ******* ** *********** a **********'* ******, *********, cultural *** ******** ********. And, *** ****, ****'* the *********** ******* ***** they **** ** ******** security.

Q: *** ******* ********** **** ** **** ******** ** ***** ***********? *** *** ****** *** ********** *******?

****, **'* *** **********. I ***** **** ** the ********* ** ****** manufacturing ** *****, ***** is *********** **** *** world *** ****, ** that ****** ********** *** components **** ** ** entirely ************ ** *****. So **'* **** ********* to ****** ******** **** aren't ************ ** *****.

*** ******* ********** ***** some *********** **** ******* it's ******* **** ******* to ******. ***** ** this ******, ** ***** when * *** ** government, **** *** ********** doesn't **** * ************** or **** **** ** comes ** ***** ****** are *******. *** ** you ******* **** **** industrial **** ** ** extension ** **** ***********, and *** *********** ******** that ********** ****, **** you ****** *** ******* yourself ** *** **** of ******** ****'* *******.

** ****'* ** **** during *** **** ***. We ******* ** *******, and *** ******, *********, and ******** *********** ******* democracies, *** ***** ***********. We ************ *** ********** and *** ************ ** democracies. **** *** ***** out ** *** ******** of *** ****** *****, because **** **** ******** from ****** ****** ** the **********, ******, *******, and ********** **** **** from **** *********

****'* ******** ***** *** end ** *** **** War ** **** **'** had ***** *********** ******* and ***** *************************** ** ** **** cases, ************ ***********, *** have **** ***** *********** to ********* ********* *** very ****** ** ***** institutions, **** ************* *** domestic.

*** ** **** ** our *********. **'* *** it's ** ********* **** we ******** **** ***** regimes *** ***** ** ensure **** *** ********** technology, ******, *** ******* of **** ********* ****** in **** ********* *** for *** ******* ** Citizens ** **** *********, so **** ** *** inspire ***** *******, ************ those ** ******** ****** economies, ** **** ****** lives *** ***** ******** through ***** ***** ** principles.

** *** ***** **** one ******** ** ***** supply ***** ****** **** is **** ** ********* American *************? ** ** as ****** ** ****?

****, **'* ********, ** is ** ****** ** that. *** *** *********** of ** ******** ******** that *** ********** *** the *********** ** *** been ******* ** **** of *** **** **** this ** * ******* of ******** ********. ** Defense ********** ***, ***** 3, *** ****, ***** are ***** ********* ** the ************ ** *** military ******** ** ******* reshoring ** *************.

*** ***** ***** **** a ********** *** **, being * **** ***** purchaser ** ***** *** the *******, ** ** ensure **** ***** ***** are ************ ** *** United ******. ** *** point ***, ******, ** is **** **** ** relabel ***, ********* ***** GSA *** ******. *** for ****, ** **** to **** **** **** stringent, ********* *********.

*** **** *******, ***** tariffs ** ***** ****** be **** *********, *** they ****** ** **** permanent ******* *** ******* that *** ********* ***** rights **********, *****'* **** an ****** **** ** law, ** ********* ***** to ********* *** **** trade ******.

*** ** ***** ******** is **** ** *** Advantage ***** *** ***** of ***** ** *********** American *****, *********. ********* has * **** **** of ******* **** ** their *** **** *** in **** ************ ** Dahua, *** ****** **** in *******. *** ** you **** *********'* ******** of ******* ***** ******** that *** ***************** **** their *** ** ***** of *******'* ******** **** the ******* ************?

****, **** ****** ** labeled ** ****, **** should **, ******* ** the **** **** *** monitoring, ************, *** *********** of **** **** *** Chinese ********* ***** ** attempting ** ********* ** a ****** ***** ** a ****** ** ***********. It ** *** **** some ******** ****. ** is ********* ** ** Jinping ******* ** ******** speeches ** *** ******* Communist *****. ***** **** is ** ******, ** Kai-Fu *** ****, *** Saudi ****** ** ****. That ** *** *** purpose ** ******** **** the ******* ********* ***** narrative ** ********* **********.

*****'* *** *** ** ensure **** *********** ***** by *** ****** ** a **********, *** **** is ** ********* ****** and ********** ********* * population. ****'* ******** ***** the ********* ** *** mobile ****** ** *** ability ** *** **** device *** *** ******* on **** ****** ** track *** ******* ******. And **** *** **** information ** ******* ********* them ******* ********** *** applications. **** ********** ****** enables **** ********** ****** ability ** ********* ** the ********** *****, ***** is ********* ***********.

***, ** ******** **** this *** ***** ** be ** ********** ************* feature ** *** ****** Internet. **** *** ******* Communist ***** ******** ** that, **** *** **** a ****** ***** ** a ********** ** **** data, ***** ** **** we **** *****, *** on *** **** *** use ** **********, **** you **** * ****** that's **** *** ***** that **** *** ******* to ******* * *** of **** ** ****** turn **** **** *****. So *** *********** ** data ****** ******* *** aggregation ** *****.

**** *** *** ******* that **** *** ***** to *** ** ** different ******. * *********** this ** *****, **** I *** * ******* Attaché. *** *** *** your *****, ** ***** food, *** **** ** into *** **********, *** never ***** **** ***** again, ***** **** ** pull *** * ****** card, ******* **** **** was **** ** ******** the ***********. * ****** greeted *** ** **** and ****** *** **** food.

******* *** ***, ********* and ***** - ******* branded ** **** ** relabeled - *** ***** be ********* ********* ** the ****** ******, *** are **** ** **** homes *** **********. ****** restrictions ** ****** ** private *********, ** *** risks ******* ** ******* purchases? ****** ****** ** worried ** **** **** one ** ***** ****?

**********. *** ********** * came ** ** * citizen ** **** *****'* really ** *** ** get ****** **. *****'* nothing ********** ***** ** Alibaba **** ******* ******* around ***** ***** **** in ***** **** ******* around *** *****. ***, the *** **** **** choose ** ** ** is ** ***'** ***** buy * ******, **'* most ****** **** ** China. ****'* *** *** that ****'** ************ ****. My **** *** **** to ****** *** ****** infrastructure **** ******, **** enables ***** ******* ** be ******** ** * safe ******.

* ***** * *** very ********** ** ********** and ** *** ***** able **, *** ****, have *** ********** ******* that ****************** *** ***** service ********* ***** ************** that ********** **** *********** as * *** ********* of * ***** *** democratic ******* ** *** 21st *******. ** ****'* the ******* ******* **** I've **** ** *** almost ***** ***** ***.

***** *** ************** ** such **** ** ****** that **** ** ***** by *** *********** **********, and *** ** ********* or ***********, **** **'** going ** **** ** issue.

** ** ** *** inevitable ***** ** ********** today, ****** ** ***** it ** ****. **** I *** ****, * mean ********* *** ******, the ************** **** ****** these ******* *** ***** devices, ****** ** ****** our ********** ** *********, and ***** ****** *** human ****** *** ***** liberties *** **** ** law *** *******, **** trade, ** ** ***'* design ***** **** *** technologies - *** ****'* really ***** **** *********** and ******** *** ******* and ********** - **** we're ***** **** ** are ******** ** **** inevitable **** ** ****** authoritarianism.

Comments (9)

***, **** *** ***** so **** *****.

* ***** *** ***** is *** *** **** at ******** ********. ** you **** ** ******** security ** ********** *** undue ********* *** ********** of **** **********, **** this ** *** **** reason *** *** ***** not **** ***** *******.

*** ****'* ****** *****'* ultimate ****. *** ******* Communist *****'* ******** **** is ** *******, *******, and ******* **** *** the ******* ** *********** a **********'* ******, *********, cultural *** ******** ********. And, *** ****, ****'* the *********** ******* ***** they **** ** ******** security.

** **** ** ****!

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"** *** **** ** national ******** ** ********** the ***** ********* *** monitoring ** **** **********, then **** ** *** main ****** *** *** would *** **** ***** cameras."

*** ** ****** *** participates ** **** ******* is ****** ** *****.

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**** —>. “***** *** infrastructure ** **** **** we ****** **** **** is ***** ** *** individuals **********, *** *** by ********* ** ***********, then **'** ***** ** have ** *****.” — nails ** ** *** head.

***** *** *** ********** allows ************ ** ******* any *** *** ******** data *** ****** ** to ****** *** *** reason. *** **** **** this ******* *** **** of *******, *** **’* an **** **** *** other *********** ** ******* harvest **** *** ********* purposes.

**** ***** ** ******. It **** ** ***** an ****** ****** ******. Lime ********* *************, ************ won’t **** ** **** up *** **** ** free *********, **** ** it ******** ******* ******** security.

**** **** **** ****** leadership **** *** ******* government. *** **** ** have *** ********* *** that ***.

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* ***% ***** **** what **** ******** **** has ** *** *** so **** ******. ** we ** *** ****** the ******** ******* ** technology **** ** ***** it *******, ** *** many ***** *********** ****** the ***** *** ****** to ****. ****** **** understand **** ***** ** a **** *** **** associated **** **-******* *** must ** ******* ** accept **. ** *** all ******** ************* ** the ************* ** ********* perpetuation ** ****** ***** rights ********** *** ******* mistreatment ** ***** ****** by ********** ******** **** china. *** ****** ******** complain ** ***** ******* one ** *** ********* when *** **** ** entire ****** ******** *** things ** ******.

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****** * ********** **** article *** * **** comment.

"*** ***** ***** **** a ********** *** **, being * **** ***** purchaser ** ***** *** the *******, ** ** ensure **** ***** ***** are ************ ** *** United ******. " *** sec889 ********** **** ******* to ** **** *** equipment ***** ************ ** the **. ** **** I ******'* **** * single ****** **** ** even ********* ** *** US *** ***** *** that ** ************ **** parts **** **** **** in *** **. **** made * ***** *** from **** *** **** of ***** ********* ** made ** ***.

** ***** * ****** brand ***** ************ ** the ** **** ** sourced *****?

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* ***'* ******* ***** are *** **** *** entirely **** ** *** US **** **-******* *****. I ***** ***. ******** understood **** *** ******, as ** ****** *** "reshoring" ** ************* ************ to *** **, *** the **** ***** ** for *** ********** ** take ****** **** ******* US-based *************.

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***** ***** “******** *************” back ** *** ******, in “**** ***** ****” that *** ****, **** pensions *** *** ***’* get *****.

**** **** **** ** is ***** **** ******** doing *** **** *** by ***** ******.

*** ***** **** ** Detroit ***** **** **** were ***** *** ***** by ****** ****** **** on ***** ** ****** making $**.** ** **** to ***** ***** **** 6 *****.

*** **** *** *** willing ** *** *** a **” **** ****** “Made ** ‘******”

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

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** ***** ** ********** China **** ************ *** low **** ***** *** government ***********. *** ** is ***** *** **** reason ***** ***, ******* we ***** ******** ** reduce ***** ***** ** we **** *** ****** player *** *** *****.

** ***'* **** ******* government ************ ******, **** basically ******* ***** ***** rates **** ** ********* population. ********* ******* ******** the ***** ***** ***** products *** **** * blind ***.

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“*** **** *** *** willing ** *** *** a **” **** ****** “Made ** ‘******?””

**’* ****, ** *** entering *** ****** *** of **********. *** *** that *** ** *********, will **.

*** **** *** ********* will **** ** ** it’s ******* ** ********* industries.

*** **** **** *** be ****** ** ******* the ******* **** *** providing ******** ******** ** all.

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

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