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Cutting-edge technologies and old-fashioned surveillance are being used to decide who can and who can’t go back to work but the smart technology is not always that intelligent.


When China’s most controversial fighter headed to Bangkok for the biggest match of his career, his first concern was whether he would be allowed to leave Beijing.