Facial recognition in use for registering new mobile phone services in China

Dec. 2. New regulation into effect by Sunday is requiring Chinese telecom carriers to use facial recognition of users when registering new mobile phone services. The government says that it is aimed at cracking down on fraud and it means that millions more people will be scanned with facial recognition technology in China.

Mobile phone facial recognition (credits to www.vpnsrus.com)

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-technology-explainer/chinas-facial-recognition-rollout-reaches-into-mobile-phones-shops-and-homes-idUSKBN1Y60MN

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