Analysts say China lends itself to early adoption of facial recognition technology due to its large population and the existence of massive, centralised identity databases. Photo: Bloomberg

As facial recognition tech races ahead of regulation, Chinese residents grow nervous about data privacy

  • Generally believed to be more accepting of trading privacy for security, Chinese residents are increasingly voicing concerns about facial recognition
  • A law professor in east China recently sued a wildlife park after it introduced a facial recognition-based entry system
Topic |   Facial recognition
Analysts say China lends itself to early adoption of facial recognition technology due to its large population and the existence of massive, centralised identity databases. Photo: Bloomberg
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