Alipay rolled out facial recognition in 2017, starting with a KFC restaurant in Hangzhou. (Picture: AFP)
Alipay rolled out facial recognition in 2017, starting with a KFC restaurant in Hangzhou. (Picture: AFP)

Facial recognition payments are a privacy risk, says China central bank official

Alibaba’s Alipay and Tencent’s WeChat Pay made facial recognition payments mainstream, but there are flaws

Alipay rolled out facial recognition in 2017, starting with a KFC restaurant in Hangzhou. (Picture: AFP)
Alipay rolled out facial recognition in 2017, starting with a KFC restaurant in Hangzhou. (Picture: AFP)
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