US sanctions DJI and AI firms including Megvii over alleged Xinjiang human rights abuses

//US sanctions DJI and AI firms including Megvii over alleged Xinjiang human rights abuses

US sanctions DJI and AI firms including Megvii over alleged Xinjiang human rights abuses

The United States has added eight more Chinese companies, including the world’s top commercial drone maker DJI Technology and artificial intelligence (AI) giant Megvii, to an investment blacklist for alleged involvement in the surveillance of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, the Treasury Department announced on Thursday.“Today’s action highlights how private firms in China’s defence and surveillance technology sectors are actively cooperating with the government’s efforts to repress members of…

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