Hikvision Put on US DoD "Communist Chinese Military Companies" List, Faces Risk of Presidential Sanctions

By Charles Rollet, Published Jun 26, 2020, 10:00am EDT

The US DoD has put Hikvision on a list of "Communist Chinese Military Companies", exposing Hikvision to the risk of US Presidential sanctions that if implemented, could make any US 'person' transacting with Hikvision subject to fines and/or imprisonment.

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Inside this note, we examine the list, its background, and what risk the mega China manufacturer faces beyond the sanctions already imposed on Hikvision.

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** ******* ****,******* **** ********** (*) mandates *** ********* ** Defense ** ********* ***** entities:

********* ******** ** ********** in *** ****** ****** or *** ** *** territories *** *********** **** areCommunist ******* ******** ********* and shall publish a list of those persons in the Federal Register [emphasis added]

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Hikvision **********

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******,*********'* ******** ** ********** a ****** ** ********* US *********** ****.

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*******, ********* **** ** *** 1997 ****, ** ******:

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***** *** ******* ***** measures **** ***** "***** not **** **** $*,***,***, or ** * ******* person, *** ** ********** for *** **** **** 20 *****, ** ****", the ***** ******.

Export ******* ********* ** ***** *********

************** *** ********** ** 2019, **** *** ***** 'export *******' ***** ** far **** ********* **** IEEPA ****. ****** ******* restricts ********* ******* ******* technology ** ********* **** as ********* *** **** 'red *****' *** **** not ******** ****** **** companies **** *********.

*** ***** ********* ***** prohibit ** ********* **** doing *** ******** **** Hikvision, **** ** *** reselling ********* ** *********** buying ** ******* *********, etc.

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*******, **** ***** ** the **** **** *** mean ********* **** *** IEEPA *********: ***** ** no ******* ** ********** for **** ** ******. What ** **** ** legally **** **************** **** ** **** point **** *** ****.

US ******* *** ****** "***** **** **** **** ******"

*** ******'***************** *** *** *** releasing *** **** ** worth ******, ** "***** more **** **** ******":

** ******* *** ********** of ******* *** ********* this **** ** ******* military ********* ********* ** the ****** ****** ***hope **** **** **** ******. This report is one piece of a broader campaign our nation must wage against the Chinese Communist Party and its parasitic technology transfer efforts. We urge the President to impose ******** ********* ******* ***** ******* ******** *****. Meanwhile, Congress should update this 1999 law to better address the present-day challenges posed by China's Military-Civil Fusion strategy.

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** ***** ********* *** enacted, *** ****** ***** be **** **** *********** and ****** ** ******** industry ************.

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******: *** ** ******** Industry *********** (***) ******** to ******* ***** *** US *** ******* *** member ********* ** * list ** "********* ******* Military *********".

Comments (15)

********* **** *** ******* circus ** ********** **** anybody ******* ** ******* actually **** **** ******* thinks.

* ***'* **** ** this ** ***** ****** OUTSIDE *** ** ****** about **. ** ****, it ***** ***** *** opposite. **'* ***** *** caring **** ****** ******* the ** ***** *** looking *** *** **** is ********* ** ** in *** **** **** term ******** ** *** US. *'* *** ****** I ***** ** ******** with ********* ***** ** this **** - *** I ******* **** *** on ***** ******* **'* perceived **** ***** ******** is *** ** *** strategic ******** ** **** country.

** *****, ** ** because ** ***'* **** surveillance ********** ** *** country **** * ******* owned *** ******** ** the ******* ********* ******** in *********. ****, **, maybe ******* ** ***** surveillance ************ ** ******* to *** ********* ****** China. ** ***** **** be *** ********* ******* strategy **** *** ** infiltrate ******* ******* *** destroy ***********.

******** **** ** ***** reasons ******. ** ** most ********** ** *********** agenda *** ********** ****** to ********* *******.

**** - * ***** you're ***** - ** least ** *** ***** paragraph. **'* ***** ********** the ** *** *** long ****.

****** **** ***** *** may ******* ** *** USA **** ****** ******* what ******** *** ******* economy ** *** ***** has.

*** ******* ** ** industry?

** *** **** * made *** ****** ******** (communicated ******* ****) **** our ******* ***** ** longer ******** *** ****** products *** *** ********, and **** *** ******** HIK ********* *** ******** system ********** *** ** be ******** ** **********. We ********* *** **** reasons, *** *** ******** was ******** **** ******** by *** **** ** large.

** **** ***** ********* and *********** **** ** take * ***** (**** if *** **** **** you *** *** **** one ********). * **** we *** *** *****, but * **** **** that *** ***** *** local ************ ******................********.

******: *** ******** ** comment ***** *** ** DoD ******* *** ****** Hikvision ** * **** of "********* ******* ******** Companies".

*** *********** ****** ***** ran ** ********* ****** of **** ****, ******* it *********:*** ** ********* ********* Chinese ***** ** ****** and ********: *******. *** ** *** China ******* ********:

**** ****** **** [***** minds] ****** ** ********* as **** *** ****** decisions **** **** ******** and ****** **********

*** *****, **** ***** perspective, ** **************. **** so, ** *** ********** that ***** *** "*** phantom ***********". **** ********* is *******, *****, *** controlled ** *** *** government ** **** *********** both ****** *** ******* the ***.

**** ***** ** * "re-education" **** ***** **** been * ****** ***** for *** *******: *****://*******.***/********

** *** **** ** Hikvision ******** ********* *** cameras ** *** "**-*********" camps ** *** **** just *** ************?

** ***********, **** ********. IPVM *** ***** *** China ****** ***** ************ projects **** ********* *** which ******* ******** *** surveillance ******* *** "**-*********"/************* camps:

**********, ****** ******* ********* ************ ****** watching **** * "**-*********" camp ** ***** ******. However, **** ******'* **** evidence ** ********* ******* a ****** *** **** camp.

***... ******* *****, ********* denies *** ***** ****** violations.

"***** ******* ******** ***** It ** ********** ******"

******:********* **** * '****** statement'** ******** ***** **** a ********* ** ******** to ******* ** ********** action:

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** **** ******** ** is *** ** *** still ******** *** *****-** testing ** ******* ********* and ********* *** ***** to ***** ********** **** bogus ******* **** ***** to ***** *** *******. Wasn't **** * ******** security ******* ** **** more ********* ******?

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

**********, ****** ******** ** this ***** ******** **** 2022. ***** ***, **** is ***** *** ******* government ** *** ******* about.

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