A group of US senators picks on DC’s favored target: DJI drones
In an era where bipartisanship in the US Senate is about as improbable (and infrequent) as spinning straw into gold, there seems to be one topic on which politicians are willing to love it up across the aisle – the general threat to national interests posed by China as a whole, and particularly by drones made by sector leader DJI.
While coming to a debt ceiling agreement to avert what virtually all experts say would be an economically catastrophic default on US loans seems beyond contemplation, 16 members of the Senate did managed come together to again sound the alarm on the purported leak threats embodied by DJI drones. Though those craft have already been barred for use by a variety of federal agencies, the bipartisan group of senators this week penned a letter to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) urging it to conduct an official investigation and publish its findings on the security risks the UAVs represent.
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