The Chinese resort town of Beidaihe has issued a ban on Teslas. Despite a history of good terms between the automaker and the Chinese government, fear of Tesla AI being used to spy on officials has kept them from the town for the last two months.
👈👀 This is not the first instance of a ban. Last year the Chinese military banned Teslas parking on bases or neighboring housing complexes. While no claim of ill intent has been issued, the presence of advanced hardware and the risk of hacking keep Tesla under
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