#061 – An Exclusive Conversation With DJI On Drone Data Security

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DJI is, by far, the world’s largest drone company. Recently, there have been a slew of controversial reports and conversations about the Chinese drone giant in the media, across social channels, and in boardrooms. From allegedly sharing data from U.S.-based drones with the Chinese government, to potential legal action against a security researcher who was part of their bug bounty program.

Choosing Commercial Drones FM as the channel in which to further discuss these topics, Michael Perry, Managing Director of North America for DJI, sits down with Ian to provide unscripted background and insight into all of the latest news surrounding DJI.


  • Drone re-registration
  • New products – AeroScope and FlightHub
  • U.S. Army memo & Local Data Mode
  • Bug bounty program
  • U.S. and non-U.S. server locations
  • ICE Report on DJI drones “sending critical U.S. infrastructure data back to China”
  • What is DJI’s role in the drone industry moving forward?

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