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China = ‘Big Brother’ for its surveillance tech. But US uses it too

China caught some bad press recently when US media reported that railway police in Henan Province had used “sunglasses” equipped with facial recognition tech at train stations during the New Year’s rush to nab suspected criminals. The Wall Street Journal, among others, noted that the glasses in the pilot project can identify individuals from a […]