DJI tells us impending drone ban "is very worrying" for US customers in wide-ranging and open interview

DJI Sky City office and Capitol Hill in Washington in combined image to illustrate the interview
(Image credit: DJI/Getty)

Last week, the "Countering CCP Drones" Act was folded into a bill by the US House of Representatives that sets out policy directives for defence, meaning there is a very real threat of DJI products being banned in the USA.

I asked spoke to Adam Welsh, DJI's Head of Global Policy, to get a sense of how things got here, and where they go next for DJI customers.

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Adam Juniper
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With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook