A screen demonstrates facial-recognition technology at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China. Photo: Bloomberg

India plans to adopt China-style facial recognition in policing, despite having no data privacy laws

  • India will open bids next month to build a facial recognition system, in an attempt to assist its understaffed police force
  • But the project is ringing alarm bells in a nation with no data privacy laws which just shut down the internet for the last seven weeks in Kashmir
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A screen demonstrates facial-recognition technology at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China. Photo: Bloomberg
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