The US government has declared a complete ban on the export of its technology products to the popular drone making company DJI situated in China. This company is a major provider of drone and surveillance technology to the Chinese government that could be used by the government to keep an eye on detention camps located in the province of Xinjiang. The US government has major concerns over products that are manufactured in China, such which is why the country found it necessary to put companies like DJI on the block list.
When Trump used to enjoy the throne, he established such policies because he believed that such export businesses have the potential to damage a country’s security. For the same, the country forbade any products manufactured by the popular technology company of Huawei. Under Trump’s orders, the Commerce Entity List was stacked with all the products or associations with companies that could prove to be a risk to the country’s security.
China has recently been in the spotlight for disruption of human rights within its regions and major use of technology for face recognition or genetic analysis. This association has put many companies under high concerns of the US government, which is why the entity list keeps getting heavier by the minute.
The Chinese drone making company DJI has still not accepted the ban on US technology as it will give rise to new struggles and eventually bring damage to the futuristic goals of the company. Since the presidential election has turned all the tables, it is expected that the new president of the US will look into the Commerce Entity list and define a different set of rules.