Phones, CCTV, TikTok, Drones — What cameras will America try to ban next?

What will America ban next? Drones? Phones? Cameras
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After a generation in which reasonably free global trade has meant access to products from anywhere, competition, and (relatively) accessible prices, things seem to be changing. Photographers without drones might be sitting back unconcerned, but things could be a lot more worrying.

Last week, I interviewed DJI's Head of Global Policy Adam Welsh and he couldn't tell me for sure whether the proposed ban on the company's products working its way through Congress would affect the company's cameras or not. 

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

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