Xinjiang

07.02.19
Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones
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Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones

The app may extract emails, texts and contacts, as well as info about the device.

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02.22.18
China's Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants
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China's Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants

Monitoring tech pioneered in the region is spreading across China and the world.

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01.18.18
China uses facial recognition to monitor ethnic minorities
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China uses facial recognition to monitor ethnic minorities

The geo-fencing system alerts authorities when targets stray beyond a "safe area."

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