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UK to remove cameras and other Chinese equipment from government buildings

UK to remove cameras and other Chinese equipment from government buildings

The UK government needs to implement a plan All cameras and other surveillance equipment in government buildings should be removed Chinese product.

The move is part of a broader set of initiatives Prime Minister Rishi Sunak wants to take. In a recent speech, the MP characterized China as “the world’s greatest challenge to security and prosperity”.

The government statement stops short of naming the Chinese camera brands to be removed, but several lawmakers have already called for a ban on the sale and use of equipment made by Hikvison and Dahua. This is because these companies are partially government owned.

The British government added in its official statement:

We also commit to publishing a timetable for the removal of surveillance equipment manufactured by companies subject to China’s National Intelligence Law from critical central government websites.

By meeting these deadlines, we provide peace of mind and urgency around removal plans.

Wanting to comment on the matter, Hiquison countered the island government’s arguments:

We believe that the potential move by the UK government is a further step in the growing geopolitical tensions expressed through technological sanctions.

On the other hand, it should be remembered that the United Kingdom has already banned TikTok from the cellphones of government officials, and at the time, the Chinese government said it was opposed to this “suppression of the concept of national security.” Chinese Companies”.

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