China Demands Facial Recognition from Mobile Chip Purchasers

Facial recognition is now compulsory in China when contracting any mobile telephone service.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The adoption of facial recognition by China has just reached a new level: as of December 1st, Chinese consumers contracting a new mobile plan or service must allow their face to be digitized during the registration procedure with the operator.

The Chinese government has been using facial recognition for some time. Tens of millions of cameras across the country form a huge monitoring network whose images allow authorities to identify people in a . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?