US Military Bought Cameras in Violation of America's Own China Sanctions

Posted on AllSides August 13th, 2021
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NUMEROUS FEDERAL AGENCIES, including several branches of the military, buy video surveillance equipment that can’t legally be used in U.S. government systems and that is made by Chinese companies sanctioned on national security grounds, records and products reviewed by The Intercept indicate.

The agencies purchased blacklisted hardware through a network of American resellers that claimed the camera systems were in compliance with the sanctions. Those claims in numerous cases had little apparent basis, according a joint investigation with IPVM, a video surveillance industry research publication.

The security sanctions originated in the 2019...

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https://theintercept.com/2021/07/20/video-surveillance-cameras-us-military-china-sanctions/

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