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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…

 

China’s biometric surveillance in Tibet matures to integration projects

The Chinese government in Tibet is linking the various biometric surveillance systems and databases. It’s the next logical step after…

 

Thermo Fisher will no longer sell DNA kits in Tibet

American biotech company Thermo Fisher will no longer sell its DNA identification kits and equipment in Tibet in response to…

 

DNA collection from Chinese minority groups for biometrics research raises alarms

Information has emerged that the collection of DNA samples from over 200 Uyghurs and Kazakh people – each groups of…

 

SenseTime co-founder dies, casting shadow over Chinese facial recognition giant

The billionaire founder of Chinese AI company SenseTime, Tang Xiao’ou, died last Friday due to health issues, the firm said…

 

Thermo Fisher DNA identifiers at issue in call for new China sanctions

A special U.S. Congressional commission is urging the departments of Commerce, State and Treasury to restrict the export of DNA…

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