Real OC Politics

Bringing the truth to the people

Chinese Company Hikvision Confirms It’s Controlled by China’s Military Industrial Complex

The world’s largest video surveillance company Hikvision is currently listed as a threat to U.S. national security. The company’s newly released annual report shows that a Chinese military industrial group is its controller. In the past two years, Hikvision has been blacklisted by Washington authorities because of its relationship with Chinese military and the security risk it brought to the United States. Hikvision previously denied its connection with the Chinese military and asked the White House to allow it to do business in the U.S. market. “To protect the United States homeland and the American people, I hereby declare a national emergency with respect to this threat [from Hikvision and several other blacklisted Chinese military related companies],” then-U.S. President Donald Trump announced in his executive order against Hikvision on Nov. 17, 2020. On April 24, Hikvision published its 2020 annual report (pdf), listing China Electronics Technology Group Ltd. (CETC) is its “actual …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *