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)
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

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