Why the heck are we using Chinese Drones?!

Say, you know what’s probably a monumentally stupid idea?  Cities using Chinese drones to monitor people’s compliance with draconian lockdown orders.

Just how naïve are these people?

“We need to make sure our citizens are obeying our orders. I know! Let’s use these Chinese drones to spy on them!  After all, China is loaning them to us for free!”

Who thinks this way?

This is one of those times that calls for looking a gift horse in the mouth, guys.

Beware ChiComs bearing gifts that enable them to spy on US citizens.

You know, that would make an excellent fortune cookie message.

Why the heck are we using Chinese Drones?!

From the Epoch Times:

The world’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, DJI, sent 100 of its drones to police, fire, and public safety organizations in 22 states, ostensibly to help in the battle against the spread of the CCP virus, commonly known as the novel coronavirus.

The move may be just one more act of goodwill amid an outpouring of support from the U.S. private sector, but DJI is a Chinese company that has already been flagged for making devices suspected of sending critical infrastructure and law enforcement data to the communist regime. [bold emphasis Dianny’s]

The Army, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Interior have taken all steps to warn against or outright ban the use of DJI’s drones. Meanwhile, a recent investigative report claims DJI worked directly with the communist regime on questionable projects.

Oh, this is swell.

Good going, guys!

But wait! There’s more!

In addition to those one hundred drones on loan, there are already nearly eleven-hundred Chinese drones in service throughout the US.

Here’s a helpful suggestion: Don’t use Chinese drones!

You’d think that would go without saying.

Then again, local and state governments wasted no time embracing their inner authoritarians with these shutdowns.  So I guess we shouldn’t be stunned that they would do something so blisteringly stupid.

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7 thoughts on “Why the heck are we using Chinese Drones?!

  • April 24, 2020 at 12:44 pm
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    Lovely flying Chinese electronic devices, with cameras. Capable of carrying many other… items?

    Of course, I want a squadron of them in the sky above California at all times. Just kidding. We don’t need that level of surveillance — we already have “Next Door Neighbor.”

    And the tele-conferencing program “Zoom”

    ..

  • April 24, 2020 at 12:57 pm
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    I just love this line:

    “We need to make sure our citizens are obeying our orders. I know! Let’s use these Chinese drones to spy on them! After all, China is loaning them to us for free!”

    That just sums up the all too common weapons grade dumbass observable at all levels of government.

    Government does not care about the welfare of the citizen. It’s 100% money and power, all day, every day.

  • April 24, 2020 at 1:04 pm
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    Deployed in major metropolitan areas, HD cameras, mapping all infrastructure. This is COSMIC stupidity. It can’t be measured. Nothing to compare it to. New words are needed.

  • April 24, 2020 at 4:47 pm
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    Ok Dianny – knowing you, there’s some significance to the “lucky letters: AYFKM” in the fortune cookie but darn if I can figure it out…

    • April 25, 2020 at 7:53 am
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      “Are You fucking kidding me”

  • April 24, 2020 at 10:37 pm
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    If Americans could survive on $10 a day then all electronics would be made in America. The Chinese do for even less but we Americans demand $15 minimum wage and companies that produce the products we as Americans must or need to have cannot exist due to the high LABOR costs.

  • April 25, 2020 at 8:55 pm
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    Personally, I sure hope we get the contract on those ED-209s….

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