Surveillance cameras manufactured by Hikvision on a post at a testing station near the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Photo: Bloomberg

How the US plans to crack down on Chinese facial recognition tech used to ‘strengthen authoritarian governments’

  • A proposed bill reflects a broader campaign underway in the US to check the spread of Chinese tech
  • Hangzhou-based Hikvision, for example, has been criticised for its role in the detention and surveillance of the Uygur minority population in Xinjiang
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Surveillance cameras manufactured by Hikvision on a post at a testing station near the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Photo: Bloomberg
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