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Schools are buying up surveillance technology to fight COVID-19

Fayette County Public Schools, a 24-school district in Georgia, reopened its classroom doors last month. As at many schools around the country, officials in Fayette have concerns about safely bringing students back to school amid a pandemic — and they’re turning to surveillance technology for help. The school district recently made a deal to purchase up to 75 cameras equipped with thermal imaging. The cameras, made by Hikvision, a Chinese provider of facial recognition tools and other surveillan...
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The Trump administration is considering whether to blacklist China's top chipmaker, as the US escalates its crackdown

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House is considering blacklisting a China-based chip maker in the US. A Defense Department official said that it may blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), forcing US companies to get a special license before shipping to the company. This would add to the string of blacklists that the Trump administration has put on China-based companies: The list of 275 includes Huawei and ZTE. The Trump administration is considerin...
Tags: White House, China, US, Trends, Beijing, United States, Pentagon, Huawei, TSMC, Defense Department, ZTE, Trump, Uighur, Reuters, South China Sea, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd


US government may finalize ban on federal contractors using equipment from Huawei this week

The Trump administration is set to finalize regulations this week that ban the United States government from working with contractors who use technology from five Chinese companies: Huawei, ZTE, Hikvision, Dahua and Hytera Communications, according to a Reuters report. The ban was first introduced as a provision in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that prevents government agencies from signing contracts with companies that use equipment, services and systems from Huawei, ZTE, Hy...
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U.S. government may finalize ban on federal contractors using equipment from Huawei this week

The Trump administration is set to finalize regulations this week that ban the United States government from working with contractors who use technology from five Chinese companies: Huawei, ZTE, Hikvision, Dahua and Hytera Communications, according to a Reuters report. The ban was first introduced as a provision in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that prevents government agencies from signing contracts with companies that use equipment, services and systems from Huawei, ZTE, Hy...
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Trump Administration Says Huawei, Hikvision Backed By Chinese Military

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new U.S. financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The list of 20 companies that Washington alleges are backed by the People's Liberation Army also includes China Mobile Communicati...
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These Chinese firms were blacklisted for Uighur oppression. Now they want to sell COVID-19 surveillance tools to the West.

Chinese companies blacklisted by the US for their involvement in Uighur oppression are rapidly expanding to sell COVID-19 surveillance tech, a report from Top10VPN shows. The companies are touting thermal screening and facial recognition technologies, and are finding customers in Western countries including Amazon. "It is important that governments around the world understand that behind the COVID-19 surveillance tools that they buy from these companies are millions of Uighurs who provided the...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Australia, China, US, Trends, Aclu, World Health Organization, Xinjiang, Financial Times, Hikvision, Darren Byler, Dahua, Entity List, Byler, COVID


Chinese surveillance giants blacklisted by Trump's administration are set to appear at a major US security trade show

New research shows Chinese companies offering surveillance technologies— including two firms on a US trade blacklist — will exhibit at a major US security trade fair later this month. Hikvision and Dahua were placed on the entity list by the Department of Commerce in 2019 because of their involvement in the persecution of the Uighur people in Xinjiang. Also attending the fair will be two companies with close ties to Huawei. Huawei has been blacklisted by the US since May 2019 over worries abou...
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UK to promote Chinese firm 'implicated' in Uighur rights abuses

Government to host Hikvision surveillance firm accused of threatening human rightsThe UK government is to promote a Chinese surveillance company that has been blacklisted by the US after it was “implicated” in human rights violations of the country’s Uighur Muslim minority.The Home Office has agreed to allow Hikvision, a surveillance equipment provider active in China’s western Xinjiang province, to attend the Security and Policing trade fair it is hosting in Farnborough in March. Continue readi...
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Fund manager defends backing blacklisted Chinese surveillance firm

Fidelity International owns a stake in Hikvision, which is accused of contributing to human rights abuses.
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FCC proposes rules requiring telcos remove Huawei, ZTE equipment

The Federal Communications Commission said it will move ahead with proposals to ban telecommunications giants from using Huawei and ZTE networking equipment, which the agency says poses a “national security threat.” The two-part proposal revealed Monday would first bar telecoms giants from using funds it receives from the FCC’s Universal Service Fund, used by the agency to subsidize service to low-income households, from buying equipment from the Chinese telecom equipment makers. The second prop...
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China's blacklisted AI firms: what you should know

The Chinese high-tech companies blacklisted by Washington over alleged ties to rights abuses are rising stars in China's ambitious drive to overtake the United States in the technology sector. The eight firms were added on Monday to a list of 28 entities that US companies are barred from selling components to without government approval. One of the world's largest suppliers of surveillance equipment, Hikvision is the poster child of Chinese tech firms benefiting from Xinjiang's booming securit...
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China's hot AI startup SenseTime says it is 'deeply disappointed' by US blacklisting

Chinese AI startup SenseTime has said it is "deeply disappointed" that it was added to a US government blacklist that makes it harder for them to trade with US firms. SenseTime develops AI for use in a wide range of domains, including surveillance, image recognition, and medicine. On Monday, the Department of Commerce added 28 Chinese companies to the blacklist, which is known as the "Entity List." Federal Reserve officials were revealed to have voiced concerns over the ongoing trade war's pos...
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China's Hikvision sees only limited impact from U.S. blacklisting

Chinese video surveillance company Hikvision will only suffer a limited, short-term hit after being blacklisted by the U.S. government and will strive to get the ban lifted, its general manager said on Wednesday.
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China's Hikvision says U.S. blacklisting could hurt in the short-term

China's Hikvision said on Wednesday a decision by the U.S. government to place it on a trade blacklist could have a short-term impact on the video surveillance company's performance.
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US Expands Blacklist To Include China's Top AI Startups Ahead of Trade Talks

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The U.S. government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China's top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week. The decision, which drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, targets 20 Chinese public security bureaus and eight companies including video surveillance firm Hikvision, as well as leaders in facial recog...
Tags: Washington, China, US, Tech, Beijing, Commerce, Muslim, Huawei, Reuters, Commerce Department, U S government, Hikvision, Wilbur Ross, Geng Shuang, SenseTime Group Ltd, Megvii Technology Ltd


The US blacklisted some of China's most valuable AI startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation

The US placed an additional 28 Chinese companies on a trade blacklist on Monday. Among these 28 were eight major tech companies, including three AI startups valued at over $1 billion. The Department of Commerce said the companies named were implicated in human rights violations, abetting the oppression of Uighur Muslims and other minorities in China. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US has dropped a fresh bombshell in its trade talk with China ahead of trade talks next...
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Eight Chinese tech firms placed on US Entity List for their role in human rights violations against Muslim minority groups

Eight Chinese tech firms, including SenseTime and Megvii, have been added to the U.S. government Entity List for their role in enabling human rights violations against Muslim minority groups in China, including the Uighurs. The firms were among 28 total organizations, mostly Chinese government agencies, that were implicated “in the implementation of China’s campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention, and high-technology surveillance against Uighurs, Kazakhs and other members of Muslim m...
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Eight Chinese tech firms placed on U.S. Entity List for their role in human rights violations against Muslim minority groups

Eight Chinese tech firms, including SenseTime and Megvii, have been added to the U.S. government Entity List for their role in enabling human rights violations against Muslim minority groups in China, including the Uighurs. The firms were among 28 total organizations, mostly Chinese government agencies, that were implicated “in the implementation of China’s campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention, and high-technology surveillance against Uighurs, Kazakhs and other members of Muslim m...
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US blacklists 28 Chinese companies and government agencies over Uighur repression

Xinjiang Police College and video surveillance company Hikvision among those blacklisted for implications in human rights violationsThe US Commerce Department said on Monday it was putting 28 Chinese public security bureaus and companies – including video surveillance company Hikvision – on a US trade blacklist over Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities.Those added to the so-called “Entity List” include the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region People...
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U.S. puts Hikvision, Chinese security bureaus on economic blacklist

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it was putting 28 Chinese public security bureaus and companies - including video surveillance company Hikvision - on a U.S. trade blacklist over Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities.
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The Latest: China's Hikvision taking US concerns 'seriously'

The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Chinese surveillance equipment maker Hikvision says it takes U.S. concerns about its business "very seriously" and is taking measures to ensure it complies with human rights standards.
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U.S. May Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Firm, 'New York Times' Reports

The Trump administration is considering limiting Chinese surveillance company Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, according to reporting from The New York Times.
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White House May Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Firm, 'New York Times' Reports

The Trump administration is considering limiting Chinese surveillance company Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, according to reporting from "The New York Times."
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Trump Administration Considers Banning Another Major Chinese Firm

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies. The move would effectively place Hikvision on a U.S. blacklist and U.S. companies may have to obtain government approval to supply components to Hikvision, the paper said. The U.S. Commerce Depart...
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China's Hikvision says takes cybersecurity seriously - China Daily

China's Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd takes cybersecurity seriously and abides by applicable laws and rules wherever it operates, the China Daily newspaper quoted the company on Thursday as saying.
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Trump administration considers blacklisting another major Chinese technology firm, further inflaming trade conflict

The Trump administration is considering blacklisting another major Chinese technology company in a move that would broaden a US campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict, according to an individual familiar with the debate.Although no final decision has yet been reached, the administration is preparing to move against Hikvision, the world’s largest maker of video surveillance technology, the person said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.Th...
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China uses AI, facial recognition, and blockchain to monitor its farms — but it still can't stop the gruesome swine fever that will leave 200 million pigs dead

Many Chinese tech firms are equipping the country's farms with artificial intelligence, facial recognition, and blockchain technologies to monitor their pigs' health. But none of this has managed to curb the biggest epidemic facing Chinese farms today — the outbreak of the African swine flu, a gruesome and deadly disease that's poised to leave 200 million pigs dead. It shows the limit to China's technological ambitions, which many observers consider dystopian and Orwellian. China is the world'...
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U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report

The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China’s network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York Times.Read more...
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Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm

The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs.
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US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision

Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already tense ties between the world’s two largest economies.According to the New York Times, the US commerce department is considering placing Hikvision on a trade blacklist that would require US companies to obtain government approval before supplying it ...
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