These data doors include facial recognition sensors, ID scanners and sensors for collecting electronic device information. At the Aq Mosque in Urumqi, 2018. (Picture: Joanne Smith Finley)
These data doors include facial recognition sensors, ID scanners and sensors for collecting electronic device information. At the Aq Mosque in Urumqi, 2018. (Picture: Joanne Smith Finley)

China’s ‘data doors’ scoop up information straight from your phone

The security screeners scan more than your face, picking up MAC addresses and IMEI numbers

These data doors include facial recognition sensors, ID scanners and sensors for collecting electronic device information. At the Aq Mosque in Urumqi, 2018. (Picture: Joanne Smith Finley)
These data doors include facial recognition sensors, ID scanners and sensors for collecting electronic device information. At the Aq Mosque in Urumqi, 2018. (Picture: Joanne Smith Finley)
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