Surveillance system can scan Chinese population ‘in 1 second’

A new, advanced facial recognition system, which can theoretically scan the entire Chinese population of 1.3 billion people within one second, has quietly entered service with public-security apparatus in 16 locations across China to help police crack down on criminals and improve security. However, its name, Sky Net, is somehow eerily reminiscent of the kind of surveillance in George Orwell wrote […]