Facial recognition use has been widespread in China including commercial areas, residential complexes and public places such as undergrounds. Photo: Xinhua
Facial recognition use has been widespread in China including commercial areas, residential complexes and public places such as undergrounds. Photo: Xinhua

Facial recognition is used in China for everything from refuse collection to toilet roll dispensers and its citizens are growing increasingly alarmed, survey shows

  • Almost 90 per cent of respondents said they do not want facial recognition in commercial areas, Beijing News survey shows
  • Data leaks and privacy remain top concerns, with respondents giving support to more regulation

Facial recognition use has been widespread in China including commercial areas, residential complexes and public places such as undergrounds. Photo: Xinhua
Facial recognition use has been widespread in China including commercial areas, residential complexes and public places such as undergrounds. Photo: Xinhua
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