COVID-19 INFORMATION What you need to know about the coronavirus if you are living in Japan or planning a visit.

Here
and
Now

opinions

China's facial recognition roll out reaches into mobile phones, shops and homes

7 Comments
By Brenda Goh

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© (c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2019.

©2020 GPlusMedia Inc.

7 Comments
Login to comment

All that data is going to be leaked. There will be massive fraud using it.

OTOH, perhaps China will be able to stop the millions of hackers inside their border from attacking my servers? If that works, then I'd like to suggest rolling this out to a few other countries also heavily attacking internet servers.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

I'm starting to consider again just how much I really need a smart phone.

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Wrong face and you'll be sent to one of the reeducation camps

6 ( +6 / -0 )

George Orwell would be impressed...well, horrified actually

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Is the reason really about cracking down on fraud OR is CCP trying to clamp down on people making factual comments online using another name.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

George Orwell would be impressed...well, horrified actually

I've listened to the Audio of the Novel on Youtube. And honestly, the world we live in is in someways more dystopian than the novel.

But China just brings it to a whole new level.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

My name is Xi Jinping. My face is my password.

1984 was required reading in high school for most students in the USA. Do Chinese students have to read a similar book warning about govt overreach?

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites