Chinese state media reported last week that Beijing’s subway system will soon use facial recognition technology to classify and divide passengers into groups for different security screenings. The news was announced at the end...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 3, 2019
At Quartz, Jane Li reports on a statement released late last month by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, that anyone applying for a new mobile and data service plan will need to have their faces scanned by...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 19, 2019
Last week, The New York Times launched The Privacy Project, a major, months-long examination of...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 18, 2019
A stream of recent analysis and news coverage has continued to examine the development of advanced...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 6, 2019
Over the past several months, dozens of Chinese Twitter users within China have reportedly been...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 1, 2018
Human Rights Watch’s Maya Wang warned this week about Chinese authorities’ combination...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 6, 2018
As new Chinese surveillance technology spreads across the country and beyond, Sixth Tone’s...
by 黑咖啡 | Oct 20, 2017
Under Party Chief Chen Quanguo, a hardliner who was credited for quelling a wave of unrest in...
by anminda | Oct 17, 2017
China’s top tech companies have often expressed willingness to share users’ personal...
by anminda | Jun 30, 2017
Facial recognition software is becoming ubiquitous in China as private companies partner with the...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 20, 2012
Gu Kailai, wife of deposed Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai, and family aide Zhang Xiaojun were declared guilty on Monday of the intentional homicide of British businessman Neil Heywood. Zhang was sentenced to nine years for his...
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