Some experts say they are concerned that the technology is being implemented without the proper safeguards in place. Photo: Zigor Aldama

China launches facial recognition for mobile phone users

  • New regulation increases concerns that there are not sufficient safeguards in place to protect people’s personal information
  • China does not have specific laws governing the use of facial recognition technologies
Topic |   Facial recognition

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Some experts say they are concerned that the technology is being implemented without the proper safeguards in place. Photo: Zigor Aldama
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Facial recognition systems are widely used across China. Photo: Bloomberg

Chinese professor sues wildlife park after it introduces facial recognition entry system

  • Academic Guo Bing says he fears the technology could ‘steal’ his identity
  • Lecturer at Zhejiang Sci-tech University files suit for breach of contract after attraction refuses him a refund on US$190 annual pass
Topic |   China Society

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Facial recognition systems are widely used across China. Photo: Bloomberg
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