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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about China. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about China. More topics may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.


Biometric data collection by Chinese government still growing, along with breaches

Beijing appears to be ramping up its collection of biometric data, as reports roll in of increased surveillance and monitoring…


The thing most people fear about facial recognition spreading from China

The dark side of facial recognition, long warned about by privacy and human rights advocates, is growing in starker relief….


China surveillance policies follow facial recognition spread along Silk Road: activists

Chinese technologies and tactics to tackle dissent and control internet use are spreading to countries along its Digital Silk Road,…


Tale of two nations building out their biometric surveillance capabilities – the US and China

The governments of China and the United States are using similar strategies to train their facial recognition systems. They are…


US views AI chips as industrial security and a treasure not to be shared freely

Thirty years after microchips were diminished to commodities, they are strategic again for the United States. Washington is embargoing (something…


US loses appetite for university research but not China

In a report that should surprise no one, China is funding sensitive research – including biometric surveillance tools — in…


Two ways to not protect biometric data demonstrated by world’s most populous countries

Several civil society groups in India are highly concerned about the spread of facial recognition and other surveillance technologies in…


The U.S. Congress-TikTok data privacy dance on a loop

It is hard to imagine an escape for the U.S. government and TikTok executives as they circle each other in…


Hikvision security camera deployments come under scrutiny in New Zealand

The use of Hikvision security cameras is being reviewed by some organizations in New Zealand, following the UK recently rolling…


India’s military monitors disputed borders with facial recognition

India is expanding plans to revolutionize the way its troops carry out operations along its borders with China and Pakistan…

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