Three Kent councils cut links with Chinese technology company

News from Kent Online (Feb 2023)

Published 11 May 2023

Some councils have declared they will stop using CCTV cameras made by a company with links to alleged abuse at the hands of the Chinese government.

Sevenoaks, Tonbridge,and Malling, and Tunbridge Wells  have all confirmed they will stop using the cameras produced by Hikvision.

Two other authorities, Medway and Gravesham, said they are also considering making a similar change.

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