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Facial Recognition: How China Uses the Technology to Control (or Publicly Shame) Its People

Facial Recognition: How China Uses the Technology to Control (or Publicly Shame) Its People

In the U.S., there has been dissent among the people with the police force's use of facial recognition technology, especially during the height of the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests that happened across the country. Nevertheless, the U.S.'s situation regarding how they deploy the technology is a lot tamer compared to how China uses it. In a CNET report, the Asian country is also accused of using the technology to commit atrocities against a minority group, specifically the Uyghur Muslims, which is similar to what many say against the U.S. force's use of surveillance tools.

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