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Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

World Bank accused of unknowingly funding China’s biometric surveillance in Xinjiang

Was China’s surveillance state built with World Bank loans? According to official procurement documents, China tried to use the World…

 

Chinese government defends biometric surveillance in Xinjiang saying 13,000 terrorism arrests made

Chinese authorities say in a new white paper they have arrested 13,000 terrorists in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in…

 

Hikvision providing nearly one thousand facial recognition cameras for surveillance system in Xinjiang

Hikvision is supplying nearly one thousand facial recognition cameras to the Chinese government to be installed at the entrances of…

 

China expands biometric collection program in Xinjiang

Authorities in China’s Xinjiang region are gathering DNA samples, fingerprints, iris scans and blood types from all residents between ages…

 

NEC and BioRugged provide thermal cameras to fight COVID, biometric solution launched by WildFaces

NEC and BioRugged are helping deploy systems for body temperature checks in Kenya and South Africa, respectively, for COVID-19 spread…

 

Bosch considers dumping Dahua cameras after biometric ethnicity-warning revelations

Chinese companies making cameras for biometrics and public surveillance that have been implicated in human rights abuses could face a…

 

Dahua biometrics controversy draws scrutiny of Amazon’s $10M thermal cameras purchase

The fallout of the recent revelation that Dahua developed biometrics specifically to identify Uyghurs for Chinese authorities has begun, with U.S….

 

Investigation reveals Dahua biometric systems sent ethnicity warnings to Chinese police

Revelations about ethnicity-tracking biometric systems being developed by many of the biggest names among China-based artificial intelligence and facial recognition…

 

Megvii tries again for major biometrics IPO on Shanghai’s Star exchange

Megvii has filed paperwork for an initial public offering on the Shanghai Star Market, South China Morning Post reports, in what could…

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