U.S. Blacklists 28 Chinese Entities Over Abuses in Xinjiang The list also includes AI, voice recognition & data companies that have helped construct what amounts to a police state in Xinjiang. Includes ML startups Megvii, SenseTime and Yitu.
This is big. USA refuses to sell American tech to facial recognition companies implicated in systematic erasure of Uighur minorities in China. That’s it, that’s the tweet.
US blacklists 28 Chinese entities, citing their role in repressing Uyghur Muslims.
Not small news: #China #Xinjiang #US entities list additions:
The US has finally hit out at China tech companies over their role in “human rights violations and abuses” in Xinjiang. 8 companies were cut off from US components. The list also includes local police in Xinjiang, who are buyers of US tech as well.
All the Chinese AI star companies are now on this U.S. blacklist over concerns about their role in human rights violations, effectively blocking those entities from buying American products. via ⁦⁦
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