Warning: Panasonic i-PRO Deceives About NDAA Compliance

By Conor Healy and John Honovich, Published Aug 18, 2020, 10:30am EDT (Info+)

IPVM has determined that Panasonic i-PRO has deceived about its NDAA compliance. In fact, the company has products that use Huawei Hisilicon chips, IPVM has verified, while the company deceived about this.

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The company has refused to share a list of Panasonic products that continue to use Huawei Hisilicon chips. We urge Panasonic users subject to the NDAA to carefully consider what to do.

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*** *********-******* ******* **** ** *** U.S. *** **********, ************ *** ******* assured ****** ** *********. ** ****, they *** *** ******** ** *** NDAA *********** (******* ***).

**** ********* ******* *** *** ***** of ****** ********* *****. ***** **** repeatedly ***** ***** ****** ********* ***** in ***** *******, ********* *********:

****** ** *-***?

*** *********-******* ******* **** ** *** U.S. *** **********, ************ *** ******* assured ****** ** *********. *-***, *********-******* IP ************ *******, *** ******** ******* recorders **** ** *** *.*. *** not ************ (** **** ** ** whole) ** *** ****** ***** ************ manufacturer ***** *** ****, ** ******* by *** ********* ******* **** **** PUBLIC *** ***–***—***. **, ****:

“(*) *** *** ******* ** ****** safety, ******** ** ********** **********, ******** security ************ ** ******** **************, *** other ******** ******** ********, ***** ************ and ****************** ********* ******** ** ****** Communications ***********, ******** ********* ******* ********** Company, ** ***** ********** ******* (** any ********** ** ********* ** **** entities).”

*****, ********* ******* ********* *** ****** question ** ****** ********* *****.

IPVM ***** ********* ******** ** ******* ***** ***** ****** *********

**** **** ***** ******* ** ****** ******** ******** ** **** ****** ********* as ***** *****:

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**** ** **** **** **** *** asked *** * **** ** ********* models ***** ****** *********, ********* ******* to **** * ****, **********:

**********-*** *** ****** ******* **** ********** and ***** ******* *** ******** ** support **** *** *-*** ******* ****** are *** ** ********* ** *** NDAA.

Violation *****

******** ***** ****** ********* ***** *** the **** *** *** *** **** implements ** ******* **** *** * 'substantial ** ********* *********' ** *** FAR ********:

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*********'* **** ("****** ** * ****") are ** ********* ********* ** ** cameras *** **** **** *** **** as **** **** *** ********* ****** and **** **** ********* ** *** the ******.

********** ** ***** ******* *** **********, manufactured, ** ******* **********, ********* *** falls ***** **** ******.

******, ** ********* ****, ***** *** NDAA *** ******, *** ************ *** the ************* ********* ***** ******* *** NDAA,**** ****:

** * ******* *** ** *** item **** ********** ***** **** **** sell ** ******, **** **** ** unable ** ** ******** **** *** federal **********.

Consensus ******** *************

******, ********* ** *** **** ************ out ****+ **** **** ***** ********** ** IPVM**** ****** **** ****** ********* ** exempt. *** *******,**** *************** *** ******** **** **** ****** chips, ***** ************ ***** ******* ***** Huawei ***** ********* ** ** *** ******* ** discontinued *** ******* ***** ***********. **** ********* ********** ** *** Huawei ** **** ******** (**** ****, Lilin, ***** ********, *******, ***.) *********** and **** ***** ******** ** *** being **** *********.

Risks ***** ********* *** ***

*** ******* ** *** ********* ******** and *********. **** **** ** ****** with ** ***.

********* *-*** *** ******** ** ******* Dahua *** ********* ** **** ******** to ** **** ***** ******* ****. It ** *** ******* *** ********* to **** **** ********.

*** ***** ***** ** *** ********* users.

Disclose *** ********* ****** ********* ****

********* *-*** *** ******* **** **** want *** **** ****** ** ****** and ****** ***** ***** ** ***** models *** ****** ********* ** ********* partners *** ********* *** ****** **** do *** ******* *** ***.

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**** ** ** ****. ** ** clear, ** **** **** * ********* legal ***** *** ********* ***** *** not ********* ******? ****'* **** ** annoying ******* **'* ********* ***'* ******* games, *** *** *********** ** ***-*****.

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**** ** ****** *** ****!! *** company ******* ******** ** *** ** Government.. *** *********** ******** *** ********* to ****** *** *** ****... *** understanding *** ******* ** ********** ****** design. **** ** *** ****..

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

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**** ****** ************* **** ***** ***** Panasonic *** **** **** *-* *****.***** relationships, ***.....

**** *** *** *** **** ***** camera ******* ***** ****. *** **** to ***** * *** **** "***** camera *********". **** **** ***** **** not **** **** ** ***** ***** ago. ***** *** ** *** ******," Your **** ** **** ****". *** today.

** **** ******* *** ** ** they *** ******* ** *** *******, agency, **** ***** ** *** **** must **** **** **** **********. ** must **** **** **** *** *******, not **** ******* **** **** *** selling.

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** *** ******* **'* * ********* legal ***** *** *********, ** ****** NDAA-compliant ************* (**** ** **** ********* compliant) ***** **** ********* ** ***** for ******** ***** ******** **** ********** advertising, *** ** *.*.*. § **** (the ****** ***). * ******* **** would ** * ********* **** ** win, ******. ******* ***** ** ***'** interested.

** *.*.*. § **** - ***** designations ** ******, ***** ************, *** dilution *********

(*) ***** ******

(*) *** ****** ***, ** ** in ********** **** *** ***** ** services, ** *** ********* *** *****, uses ** ******** *** ****, ****, name, ******, ** ******, ** *** combination *******, ** *** ***** *********** of ******, ***** ** ********** *********** of ****, ** ***** ** ********** representation ** ****, *****—

(*) ** ****** ** ***** *********, or ** ***** *******, ** ** deceive ** ** *** ***********, **********, or *********** ** **** ****** **** another ******, ** ** ** *** origin, ***********, ** ******** ** *** or *** *****, ********, ** ********** activities ** ******* ******, **
(*) ** ********** *********** ** *********, misrepresents *** ******, ***************, *********, ** geographic ****** ** *** ** *** or ******* ******’* *****, ********, ** commercial **********,

***** ** ****** ** * ***** action ** *** ****** *** ******** that ** ** *** ** ** is ****** ** ** ******* ** such ***.

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** ****** *** ********* **** ********* wide ~* ***** *** (********** *** a ********* ********..*********'* **** **********) ***** like ** **** *** ***** ****.

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** ******* **** ********* ***'* *** only ***** ********. ***** **** ** interested ** ********* * **** ** brands ***** *** *** ********* **** NDAA ** **** **'* ******* ** SI ** **** ** ******** *** avoid ***** ***** ******** **** ********/********** advertisement?

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********* *-*** ********* **** **** *** an ***** ********* *** *******:

** *** ****** ********, *********, *** Team *******,

**** *******, **** ******** ** ******* regarding ********* *-***’* ****-********* *********. ** the ****** ** ************ *** ****-***** business *********, ** ***** ** *** position **** *-***-******* ******* *** **** compliant. ** **** **** ****** **** seriously; *********, ***** ** ********* *** statement, ** ********* **** ***, **********, and ******* ***** ******* ** ****** the ****** ************** ** *** *********** as ** ******* ** *** *-*** camera ****.

********* *-*** **** *** ***** ********* to ** ******* ** “*********” *** to ** ******* ***** ******* *** opinion *** ************** ** *** ***, and ** **** ******** ** ****** ourselves ******* **** *** ***** *******. Panasonic *-*** ***** ** ***** ** engage **** *** ******** *************, *** we **** ** ******** ******* *** future. ** *** ********* **, *** focused **, *** ******** *** *** users *** **** ****** *** ********* they *** **** ****** *** ********. For ***** ****** ******** **** ******** our **** ******* ******, ** ********* to *** ****, *** **** **** our *-*** **** ** ***% ***-********* by *** *** ** ***** ****, but **** ** *** ******** **** also ** *** *********.

IPVM Image********* ****** **** *** ******** **** Partner ******.

************, ********* *-*** *** ***** ** our ************* *******, "*** ******* ****** lineup ** *** ***** **** ********* at **** ****. ** *** ******* with *** ***-***** ************* ** ****** full **** ********** ** ***** ****."

*****, ** **** ******* *** *********** process ** ******* *** ********* ********* NDAA **********. ** ***** ***** ** answer *** *** *** ********* *** may ****, *** ** ****** ********* to ********** *** ** *** *** necessary. ** *** **** *** ********* or **** ********** ***********, ****** ******* your ***** ***** ************** ** ******* of *** ********** ****.

***** *** *** ***** * ****** partner *** ********. ** ********** **** business.

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Bill *******PresidentPanasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America*******.*******@**.*********.***

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#*, ****** *** *******. ***:

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

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*** ***** ****** ******** **** ******** our **** ******* ******, ** ********* to *** ****, *** **** **** our *-*** **** ** ***% ***-********* by *** *** ** ***** ****

** ** *** *** *** ****** their ******* ******* ******, *** ***'* get ** ****?

********* ***** **** ***** ********** **** this ** ***** *********** *** ****** *** **** ***********.

*************, **** ********* ***** **** *** answer *** *** ******** ** ***** Panasonic ******** *** ******. **** ** something ***** **** ** **** ***** as *** *** **** **** ****** last **** *** *** ***** *** 2 *****.

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*** *********? ****, *** *** *** IPVM **** ****** **** *** ** task (*****) *** **** **** ****** the ******** **** ********* *** *** them **. **** ***** ** ** interesting *****, ***** ****’** **** ** ****** *** ******** **** ******* on ***** *** ******** **** ***** NDAA-banned *********.

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* ******* *** ** *** **** night ****** **** ** ******* ***** position ** ****** ********* *****. * will ****** **/**** **** *******.

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*** *** ********* ** *********'* ***** that ********* ********* **** *** ** Panasonic's *********** **** ****** ********* ** not ******* ** *** ****, ********:

*** **** *** ******* ***** ****** to ********* ** ********** ********** *******. However, ** **** ********* ******* ******** of ***. *** *** ***** ************ its**** *,**** *, ********* *** *****************. *** *********** *********** ** *** language ** ***. *** *** *** implementing ***** ***** * ****** ** open ********* **** ******* ***** ******** and **************

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*** ** *** ***** **** *** Advidia ******* *** *** **********? *******? How ***** *****.

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******* ** * ******* ** *****, Hikvision *** ****. *** ***** *** obviously *** *** **** *********. **** are ** ******* ** ********* *** lines ** **** ***'*.

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****** *** ******* ****.. ** *** a ********* ******* *** ** ******* and ** ******* **** ******* ** off *** ****.. ** ** ** Panosonic, ** ****** *******. ** ** is **** ** ****** ** *******.. do *** ***** *****!!!

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#*, ***** ***** *********'* **********:

(*) **'** ******* *** ** *** Huawei ** * ******

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

*** *** *** ** ** ****? Just **** *** **** *** *********** advantage ** ***** ***** ** ******.

**** ** **** ** ***** **** Panasonic:

*** ** ** ******* ***** ******* own ******* *** ************** ** *** law

**** ** *** **. **** ** what * ************ *** *** ** government **** **. *** **** ** what *********'* ******* *********** *** ****** as ****.

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

********* *** ***** ***** *** **** sets, ** **** **** **** ***** chip ****, ***** ************ **** ****** of ********* ** ***** *** **** time.

*** ******** **** **** ********* *** probably **-******* **** ***** ********* *** lacked *********** ** ** *******.

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[**** ****: **** ****** ** ******]

*** * **** “********* *** **** fully ****** *** ********* *** ******** who **** * ********* *-*** ****** on * ** ******* *******, ********* funded ******* ** ***** *** *** legally ********** **** ********** **** *** 2019 **** **** ***”

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#*, * ***** * **** **** you *** ****** ** ***** *** confusion. ** **** ***** ** **** will ** ** *** **** **** not ***** *** ********** **** **** would **** **** ****.

* *** **** ******* ***** **** if **** ** ***** ******** ****'* what **** ****** **...

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*** *** ******* *** ***** ** no *** * ************ ***** ****** that ****.

**, *** **** ** ** *** contractor ********?

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** * ***** **** ** ********* cameras, ** ************ * **-***** ******. It **** * **** ****** ****.

**** **** ********* **** **** ** a **** ** ***** ******* *** the ****** **** ** ** ***'* have ** ******* ***** *****.

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** *** *** ***** ** ******** some ****** **** *** *********, ***** probably ******* *** * ********* ****** plan ** ** ** ***** ** such **** ** ** ********* ****** than ********** **** **** *********** ** stock *********. *** ***** *** ******** cameras *** *** *********, *** *** company ****** ** ******** ***** *********. The **** ** ********* ******.

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** *** *** ***** ** ******** some ****** **** *** *********

***, ******** *** * ***** **** the **** ** ******* *** **** into *** ** ****.

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** ************* * **** *** **** the **** *** *****, **** **** inside *** ******* ********* ***** ****, there ***** ** **

* * *********** **************** ** *** scope ** *** **** ***, ********* Hisilicon ********.

* * **** ** ****** *** NDAA *** *********, ** ******* ** effort ** ******.

* ****** ** *** ****** ** the ***, ********* ** **** *********.

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* **** **'* * ******* **** but ****** *** *** **** ** me. ***** ** **** **** **** compliant *** **** **** * ****** letter **** ***** *** ******* **** had ** ******* ****/*********/*** **** *** or *****. ***** ****** **** * few **** ***** **** ******* **** they **** ***** *** ********* ****.

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* ****** **** ****** ******. * don't ***** ********* ***** ** ** like ******...

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**** *** **** * ***** ** have **** **** **,*** ********* *******, you *** **** ******* *** **** stroke * *** **** **** ***** broke.

* *********** **** ** *** ********* and ************* *** ********* ******* **-******, WV-2231L *** ******** ***** *********** **% of *** ***** **** *** *****.

* *** ****** ** **** * Sony ****** **** ** *** *****.

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****, ****** *** *******! ** **** end, ********* ***** ****** **** ****** releasing * **** ** ******* *** buyers *** *****.

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*-*** ********* ******* ** **** *******:

****** ******** *** *********,

***** ******* *** ******** *** ******** to *** ******* ** **** *** Tuesday, * ****** ** ****** ** and ******* **** ****** *** ***** specific *******. ***** ********* *-*** ***** rather *** *** *** *********, ** want ** **** **** *********** *** use **** ***** ** ***** ******* insight **** *** *********. ***** ************ Panasonic *-*** ******* ********* *********** ** America ** ******* ****, ***** *** been * ******** ****** ** *** organization, *** ** *** ****** ********** strides ** ****** *** ***** ** our ******* ******** *** ***** *** users. **** *****, ***** ** *** thorough ****** ** *** ***********, ** stand ****** *** ******** ********** ********* NDAA **********. **** **** ****, ** also ******* *** ***** *** ******* and ***** ** *** ******** *** the ******. *********, ** **** ** converting *** ********* ******* ****** *** i-PRO **** ** * ***-********* ******* by *** *** ** ******.

** **** ****, * ***** **** to ****** **** ********** ********* **** were *********.

  1. **** *-*** ******* * **** ** cameras *** ******* *******?
    1. ** **** ** *** *** *****, Panasonic *-*** ******** *** *** ******* (independent ** ********* ***** *******) ***** a ***** ***. *** **** ******** is ** ****** *** *** ******* portal. **** ** ********* ** ** live ** *** **** *** *****. Due ** *** **** **** *** products *** **** **** ******* ********** Panasonic *-*** ********, **** *********** *** already ********* ** ** ********* ******* this ********-********* ****** *** *** ****** on *** *******. ** ******** ****, we *** ********* **** *********** ** an ******** ******* ******. ** *** meantime, ** * ******* ** *** user ******** *** *********** ********* * specific ******, ****** ******* **** ***** representative, *** **** **** ** ***** to ******* ***. **** *** ******* has **** ****, *-*** *** *** hesitated ** ******* *** ***********.
  2. **** ** *** ****** ******** *** Panasonic *-*** ** ******** ** ******* business?
    1. *-*** ** ****** ***** ** **** ensure **** *** **** ******* ****** models *** *** ********* ** *** of ******.
  3. *** *** **** *********** **** ********* to ******** **** ******** *** ******* Summit?
    1. *** ************* *** *********** ******** ** the **** ******* ****** **** ********* to *** ** *** ********** *********. Our ********* ******* ******** ******** *** presentation **** ******** **** **** ****** to ******, *** ** **** ****** information ****** ******* ***********, ******* ********** meetings, ***.
  4. **** ***** *** ******* **** ** products?
    1. ********* *-*** *** ******** *** ******* line ** * ***-**** ********. ** have **** ********** *********** ********* *** 3rd-party ******* **** ** **** ****, and ** *** ******* ** *** NDAA-compliant ****** ** **** ** ********. We **** ** **** **** **** we ******** ** ******* *** ******** and *** ***** *** *** ********* this *****. ****, ** *** ******* to *** *** ******** ** **** with *** ******** ******** *-*** *-****** cameras.

** *** ******** *** *********, ***** is ** **** ** ********* * camera. ****** **** ***** *** ** your ************** ** ******* *******, *** we **** ** ***** ** ****** any ********* *** *** ****. *****, we *** ****** ** ******** *** partner ****** ****** *** **** *** weeks *** **** **** *** ******.

* **** ** **** ***** *** many ******** **** **** ******* *** to ******* *******. ** ********** **** support *** ***** **** ********. * hope *** *** **** ******** *** all **** *** *****.

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Bill *******PresidentPanasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America*******.*******@**.*********.***

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#*, ******! ** *** ******** **** Panasonic ****** ** *** **** ** release * ****** **** ** *** models.

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***** ** **** ****** **** *** need * ****** ********? ****, *******...

** ***** ****-**** ** ******* **** (let ***** **** ****) *** ******* iterations ** ********* ****** ** ******. We **** **** *** ** *********, no **** ** *********.

***** ** *** ** ****** ****** to **** ******* * **** ** affected ******, **** ** ** ******* all ***** ****** *** *****? **'* amusing, *** **** ** *** ** watch.

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***** *** *** ****** **** **** gave ****, *** **** ******* ***** insisting **** ******* ***** *** **** compliant. ** ** * ********** ****** will ******** ** ********* *** ****** until ********* ****** * **** ** all ****** *** **** ***** *** inside.

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***** * ** **** *** *** correct, ***** ***** ***%

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