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 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

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