Best Buy, Home Depot and Lowes Drop Dahua Lorex

By IPVM Team, Published Oct 25, 2021, 11:02am EDT

Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe's dropped Lorex (Dahua) products after IPVM and TechCrunch reached out to the retailers about them selling products from a manufacturer deemed a threat to US national security as well as being sanctioned for human rights abuses.

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In this report, we examine the issues involved, share responses from the companies involved including Best Buy, Dahua, and Home Depot as statements from US Representative Claudia Tenney (who co-sponsored the FCC bill that passed the House last week) and US Senator Marco Rubio who called Lorex "just Dahua by another name" amongst their remarks to IPVM.

IPVM is co-reporting this story with TechCrunch, see the TechCrunch article: US retail giants pull Chinese surveillance tech from shelves

Lorex **********

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******* * ******-***** ********** of ***** **** ***** video ************ ******** ******** to *** **** *** SMB ******, **** ******* big *** ****** ** North *******.***** ******** **** *** and ***** **** **** in ******* $** ******* ***, at **** **** *** businesses **** ***** **** $100 ******* ** *******.

**** **** ***** *****, the ******** *********** ********* that **** **** ** FLIR **** ** *** boxes *** ****** *** user *********.

*****, ***** ******** **** no ******* ** ***** owned *** ******** ** Dahua. *******, ***** **** IPVM **** **** **** "fully *********** **** *** retail ********".

Big *** ****** ****** ** "******** *********" ** *****

**** *** ********** ******* out ************ ** ******, Sam's ****, **** *****, Lowe's, *** **** *** because ******** ****** ** ******** retailers ** ***** ** Lorex's *******.

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**** **** ***** ************* this ***** *** ***** ago, *** * ********* were ******* ***** ** their ********.

Home *****, ****'*, *** **** *** **** ***** ***** ****/********** ******* ***

**** ***** *** ****'* pulled ***** ******** *** of ***** ******** ** Tuesday, ******* **, * days ***** **** *** Tech ****** ******* *** about *****/*****'* ************* *** human ****** ********. **** Buy ********* ** **** via ***** **** ** is ****** *** ************ with *****.

Home ***** ***** *****

**** ***** ********** ***** ethical ******** ** ***** reasoning *** ******** ***** from ***** *******:

**’** ********* ** ********* the ******* ********* ** ethical ******** *** ** immediately ******* ******* ******** from ***** **** **** was ******* ** *** attention.

*** ******* **** ***** Lorex **** ***** ***** are ** ***** ******** available:

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Best *** "************* *** ************" **** *****

**** *** ********* ** IPVM *** ***** ** Friday, ******* **, ****, that "** ** ************* its ************ **** *****."

*******, ***** ******* *** still ** *** **** on **** ***'* *******, though, ***** **** ***'* statement, **** *** ** removed *******. ** **** update ***********.

Lowe's ***** *****

****'* *** *** ******* to *** ************* **** IPVM/TechCrunch *** ********* ****** Lorex ******** *** *** page ***** ***** ********* by **** *** **********.

****'* ******* ********* ***** no ******* *** ***** security *******:

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**** *** ********* ****'* to ******* *** ********* for ***** ******** ** longer ***** **** ** Lowe's. *******, **** *** not ******** * ********.

Dahua: "***** ***********" ************** **** ****** ********

** ******* **, ****, before **** ***** *** Lowe's ******* ***** ******** from ***** ********, ***** responded ** ****'* ******** about ***** ***** **** in ***** ******* ********** that ***** ** "***** transparent" **** *** ****** partners ***** *****'* *********:

***** ** ***** *********** with *** ****** ******** about *** ********* *** have **** ***** *** acquisition ** ****. ** are **** ********* ** touch **** *************** ** those ********* ** ****** to ******* ********** *** compliance ******, ********* ********** any ********* **** **** about *** ***’* ******** rulemaking.

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

***** *** ******** ** the ***** ******** ****** for **** **** ****** years, ********* *** **** three ***** ***** ******** an ******** ******-***** ********** of ***** **********. ***** its ********, ***** *** offered ****** *** ********** customers ** **** ****** with ******* ******** ******** and *********. *** ***** as * ******* ** on ******** ******** *** best ********** ** *** world, ***** ** *** design *** ************** *** by *** ***** ********-***** teams. **** ******** ******** from *****, ** **** as ***** ******* **** other *********. *** ***** of *********** ************ **** third-parties *** ********** * value-added ***** ******* *** end-user ********* ** *** of *** **** ****** used ** *** ***** across ******* ********* ******** electronics, *** *******, ********** and ****.

No ***** ******** ***** **** ***** *** ****'* **** *****

*******, *** *** ***** IPVM ******** *****'* ********, Home ***** ********* **** the ******* *** ****** Lorex *** ** *** website, *** **** ********** that ****'* *** ***, although ****'* *** *** inform **** ** *** doing **.

** ******* **, ****, IPVM ******* **** *** to ***** ****** ***** Home ***** *** ****'* decisions ** **** ***** from ***** ********. **** asked ***** ******* **** Depot *** ****'* ******** to ** ***** ********** resellers. *******, ***** *** not ******* ** **** second ******* *** *******.

** *** **** ***** responds, **** **** ****** this ****** ***********.

Representative ****** ********

********************* ******, *** **-********* ********* ********* *** ***** recently ****** *** *****, ********* ** **** on *** ******* ** US ********* ******* ***** and ***** ** ********* Americans:

IPVM Image** ******* ** *** United ****** ****** ** accepting ** ******* *** products **** ***** *********** allow ******* ************ ** millions ** ********* *********. Corporate ******* **** ******* that ******** ***** **** China *** ** ****** limited ** ******, *********** consumer ********. *****, *** Chinese ********* ***** ** embarking ** * ***** for ****-******* ****** ******** and ******** ********* **** not ******* ******* *** this ******. *** *.*. government ****** ******* *** consumer ********** *** ***************** security **** *** **** to ******* *** **** that ******* **-******* ********** goods *** ***** **** to ********* *********.

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

***** *** ********* **** been ******** ******** ** perpetuating ***** ****** ****** against ******* ** ********, as **** *** ********** reported. **************** ******** ***** **** $1 *********** ****** *** *** directly ** ******** ******* ********* "****-**** ****** warnings" ** *** ******, ******'* *********** ** human ****** ********** ** clear.

***** ********** ********** ***** and ********* ** ****** ****** *** ********* to *** ** "****** list" ************ ******* "***** entities **** **** ********** in ***** ****** ********** and ****** ** *** implementation ** *****'* ******** of **********." *** ****** impact ** *** ****** list ***** ** ********* were *** ******* ** sell ** ***** *** Hikvision. **********, *** ** government ********** *** ************ of ****** **** ********* to "***** * '*** flag'".

Senator ***** ******** ** ****** ***** ** ****** ****

******** ***** *** ***** are *** ** *** entity ****, ************ *****,*** ********** *** ****** Equipment ************ ********* ******, ****** **** ***** ***** Dahua's ***** ****** **********, **** **** **** Lorex ****** ** ***** to *** ****** ****:

IPVM Image** ****** ***** ******* companies ********* ** ***** rights ****** ** ***** American ********* *** ****. Not **** *** *********’ personal **** ** ****, but **** **** ******* is ******** ******-*** ******* and ************* ***** ** Xinjiang. ********* ***** *** right ** *** ***** Technology ** *** ******** Department’s ****** ****, *** President ***** ****** ** the **** *** *****, which ** **** ***** by ******* ****.

World ****** ******** ********

****** ***, *** ********* ** the***** ****** ********, **** ****** *** US *********' ********** ** human ****** ****** ** his ******* ** ****:

IPVM Image** ** **** ***** concern **** ** ******* foreign ********* ***** ********* in *** ****** ********. Dahua ** ******** ********* with *** ******* ********* Party, ** ** ******** surveillance ********** **** ** monitor ******** ** ******* in **** *********. *** United ****** ********** *** taken * ****** ** meaningful ******* ********* *** human ****** ********* ** East *********, ********* **** on ****** ****** ******** and ****** ******* ********* to *** ** ****** list. ** **** *******, it's ************ **** ***** are ***** ******** ********* directly ******* ******* *** repression.

Costco ********* ** **** *****

****** ********* ** **** Lorex ******* ** *** website, ******* **** *** TechCrunch ********** *** ************* and ***** ****** ******** with ***** ********. *********, 10 ******* ***** **** are ********* ** ******** online.

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******'* ***** ** ***** HD *-******* *** **** 6 *******, ********* **** in ******, ***** **** a ****** ********* ******* label ******* ******** ** the *** ** *** box. **** *********, ********* to ******, ***** **** Costco ******** ********** **** Lorex ** **** **** product ****** *** ** its **********.

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****** *** *** ********* to *** ******* *** comment.

Sam's **** ********* ** **** *****

***'* ******** ********* ** **** Lorex ******* ******.

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***'* **** *** *** responded ** *** ******* for *******.

Lorex ********* ********** ********* **** ***** ***** ******** ******

***** **** ******* *** to ***** ***** *** Lorex ***** ******* *** national *********, ***** ********** their "********** *********" ****, and ******** *** "******** retail" ******* **** *** "regional *** ****** ******" section, ******** *** ***** of *** * ****** we *** *********.

***, ******** "********** *********" ********* **** ****, ********* below:

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*** * ******** ********* are ***** ******** ** this ****, ****** *** Sam's ****. *******,***'* **** ** ***** selling ***** ******* ** its *******. **** ******* *** to ***** ****** *** Sam's **** *** **** out ** **** ****, even ****** ** ********* to **** *****. ** and **** **** ******** a ********, ** **** update **** ****** ***********.

** ******* *** ** the * ******** ********* but **** *** ********* other ******** ** ****** ones.

Planned ***** ************* *** ******

**** ** **** ************* Hikvision ***** **** ** the ** *** **** report ** *** ******** in *** ****** *****.

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**** ** * ***** start. ***** *** ** many ***'* **** *** Dahua *** ********* ******** as ***** **********. ******** the ***** ****** ***** is ********, *** ***** who *** *** *********, the ******* ******** ****** associated **** *** ******** and *** ******** ** the ******* ****** ***** anyone ***** ********. ******* and *** **** ** the ***** **** *** their ******* ******** *********** for *****, *** ********* (who **** *** **** to ****) *** ******** the **** ************* *** products **** *** ***********.

******* *** *** *** will **** **** **.

******* ***** ** ** attorney *** ***** ******* on *** ********* ********* that ****** ** ***'* might **** ** * dental ** ******* ****** bought * *** ****** system *** *** ** their ******* **** *** placed ** ***** *******, and ********** ******** ** HIPPA ******* ********** ** a ******. *** ************* functions **** ********* ** in **** ** *** retail ********. ***** **** already **** **** ***** with *** ******** **** the **** *** *****. Hard *** *** ********* buyers ** ****** *** Sam's ** *** **** they *** ******* ******** that ***** ***** ******* at ****.

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**** **** ***** *****, the ******** *********** ********* that **** **** ** FLIR **** ** *** boxes *** ****** *** user *********.

*****, ***** ******** **** no ******* ** ***** owned *** ******** ** Dahua.

** ** ****, **** FLIR ***** *****, *** cameras **** ***** ******** by *****, *** **** made ** ******* ** that **** ** *** product **** *’* ***** of.

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*** ****'* ****! ****** it's ******* *** ********** to **** ***** ********* but *** **** ******* for ************* ** **** their *** ******* *****.

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***** *** *** *** integrators **** ***** ****?

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*** **** **** **** over ******** **** ***** rights ******, * ******* restriction ** ******* **** and ********** ******** ****?

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

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***'* ***** *** ***** thing * **** ******?

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** *** ****** ***** clear, **** ****** **** after ** ***** ****, even ****** *** *** national ******** ****** **** has **** ****** *** 7 ****** *** *** sanctions **** * *** years ***.

*** ***** ********* ******* to **** **** ***, we ****** ** ******* because **** **** *** explained.

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**** *******?

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**** **** ***** **** out *** ***********. *** an ********. **** **** the ******* ********** ******** up, *** **** **** Congress ****** ****** ***********, once *** ***** ******* with *** *******, ** Bezos, *** **** **.

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