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Chinese drone maker warns senators against ‘country of origin’ test for cybersecurity vetting

June 25, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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The U.S. could jeopardize vital applications for safety and economic development by heeding congressional testimony from witnesses advocating a “country of origin” approach to privacy and cybersecurity concerns associated with drones, according to Chinese drone manufacturer DJI.

“Unfortunately, some witnesses who appeared before the Subcommittee want to limit competition, innovation, and the availability of drone technology based solely on its country of origin,” Mario Rebello, vice president and regional manager for DJI North America, wrote in a Monday letter to...

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