Facial recognition technology will be introduced at subway stations in the south China city of Guangzhou on Friday, and social media users are not happy. Photo: Reuters Facial recognition technology will be introduced at subway stations in the south China city of Guangzhou on Friday, and social media users are not happy. Photo: Reuters
Facial recognition technology will be introduced at subway stations in the south China city of Guangzhou on Friday, and social media users are not happy. Photo: Reuters
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Is nowhere private? Chinese subway users upset by plans to install facial recognition systems

  • Guangzhou’s metro operator will open one security channel fitted with new technology in each of four stations across the city on Friday
  • Commuters must preregister using smartphone app, company says

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Facial recognition technology will be introduced at subway stations in the south China city of Guangzhou on Friday, and social media users are not happy. Photo: Reuters Facial recognition technology will be introduced at subway stations in the south China city of Guangzhou on Friday, and social media users are not happy. Photo: Reuters
Facial recognition technology will be introduced at subway stations in the south China city of Guangzhou on Friday, and social media users are not happy. Photo: Reuters
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