Why China Is Subsidizing Cheap Surveillance Cameras, by Dr. Joseph Mercola

Way back when, hidden cameras were the province of pervert voyeurs and Allen Funt (search engine Candid Camera). Nowadays totalitarians are putting them everywhere. From Dr. Joseph Mercola at theburningplatform.com:

china hikvision cameras

Story at-a-glance

  • Hikvision began as an entity of China, and its largest shareholder remains the state-owned China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), a defense-industrial firm
  • Hikvision receives generous support from China’s Communist leaders, allowing the company to offer low prices and expand abroad rapidly, outpacing much of its competition
  • Hikvision cameras are used to surveil prisoners in “re-education” camps in China’s Xinjiang region, raising significant human rights concerns
  • In the U.S., federal agencies were ordered by Congress to remove Hikvision cameras by August 2019 due to national security concerns

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