US bans Chinese company behind 1.3m UK CCTV cameras over spying allegations

By Hasan Chowdhury

Matthew Henderson, director of the Asia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society, said: “It’s reported that controlling shares in Hikvision are owned by the Chinese government. Their equipment is used in Xinjiang for government security purposes.

“Beijing acknowledges that using foreign video surveillance would be a risk to national security. This rather implies that the same would apply in the UK if we use Chinese equipment here.”

 

Read the full article in The Telegraph

HJS



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