Carr Calls for FCC To Crack Down On 'Huawei On Wings'

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By Kelcee Griffis (October 19, 2021, 4:35 PM EDT) — FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr on Tuesday called for the agency to crack down on a Chinese drone company that is believed to have collected massive amounts of information on Americans, likening it to a “Huawei on wings” that must be restricted from doing business in the U.S.

During a virtual event hosted by the research group China Tech Threat, the senior Republican commissioner said the FCC should add popular drone-maker DJI to its “covered entity” list of untrusted suppliers that are blocked from receiving FCC subsidies and could be further restricted from domestic sales in the future. Carr suggested the FCC…

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