The Latest: China's Hikvision serious over US curbs on sales

ABC News | 5/22/2019 | Staff
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A Chinese video surveillance company says it is taking concern about the use of its technology seriously following a report that the U.S. may block several Chinese surveillance companies from buying American components.

Hikvision said in a statement Wednesday that it "has engaged with the U.S. government regarding all of this since last October" and retained an American lawyer to advise it on human rights compliance.

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Bloomberg reported earlier that the Trump administration may blacklist Hikvision and several others because of concern about their role in a crackdown on ethnic Muslim Uighurs in China's Xinjiang region.

The U.S. has already restricted technology exports to Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei because of concern that...
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