DJI has offered another brief response to last Friday’s news: The US Department of Commerce has put it in the company of Huawei (and many others) by adding DJI to the Entity List. This means DJI will be unable to export US technology used anywhere in its supply chain unless exemptions are granted. Now, DJI has come out with some additional words in response.
DJI Entity Stories December 22, 2020
DJI Entity Stories December 21, 2020
When DroneAnalyst offers some thoughts on DJI being placed on the Department of Commerce’s Entity List, we tend to listen. That’s because the person doing the analysis is David Benowitz, a former DJI manager.
DJI Entity Stories December 20, 2020
Auterion, the open-source software company that powers a number of drones, has released a statement following DJI’s placement on the Department of Commerce’s Entity List. Keep reading, because it’s interesting.
DJI Entity Stories December 18, 2020
The news that DJI has been placed on the Entity List is being felt across the drone industry. It’s massive news for this sector, with implications that won’t fully be known for some time. But we can make certain observations — and there’s no shortage of reaction from those in the drone industry.
An updated “Entity List” is bad news for the world’s largest drone manufacturer. DJI has been put in the company of Huawei and others, a move that will have negative consequences for the firm. We first broke the story after a conference call with the US Commerce Department.
Surprisingly, the US Commerce department cited “human rights abuses” and not the expected data security rationale.