A subway turnstile equipped with a facial recognition payment system in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua A subway turnstile equipped with a facial recognition payment system in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua
A subway turnstile equipped with a facial recognition payment system in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese cities target facial recognition to curb abuse of personal data

  • Tianjin introduced a new policy which prohibits private and state-owned organisations as well as business groups from collecting biometric data
  • Nanjing, the capital of China’s eastern Jiangsu province, has ordered property agents to remove facial recognition systems from their sales offices

Topic |   Facial recognition
A subway turnstile equipped with a facial recognition payment system in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua A subway turnstile equipped with a facial recognition payment system in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua
A subway turnstile equipped with a facial recognition payment system in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua
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