Updated: Chinese Dronemaker DJI Obscured Chinese Government Funding Reports Show 

In October, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr participated in a China Tech Threat panel where he announced the agency will commence a process to add Chinese dronemaker DJI to the agency’s “Covered List” of restricted equipment producers. Calling DJI a “Huawei on wings,” Carr cited the vast amounts of information collected by drones and how DJI controls about a 50 percent share of the U.S. drone market and 70 percent of the global consumer and enterprise drone market. Since then, there has been even more action against DJI, including the U.S. Treasury adding it to the investment blacklist. Just this week, news reports revealed that DJI obscured its Chinese government funding and bicameral legislation was introduced that would require the FCC to add… Read More