Both fingerprint and facial recognition technology are used in this device to check the identification of a student in China. Photo: AFPBoth fingerprint and facial recognition technology are used in this device to check the identification of a student in China. Photo: AFP
Both fingerprint and facial recognition technology are used in this device to check the identification of a student in China. Photo: AFP

China ‘world’s worst’ for invasive use of biometric data

  • Study ranks 50 countries on how extensively they use facial recognition and other biological tools as well as privacy protections for individuals
  • China scores maximum points on every measure except one
Topic |   China Society
Both fingerprint and facial recognition technology are used in this device to check the identification of a student in China. Photo: AFPBoth fingerprint and facial recognition technology are used in this device to check the identification of a student in China. Photo: AFP
Both fingerprint and facial recognition technology are used in this device to check the identification of a student in China. Photo: AFP
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