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12 mins | May 13, 2020

Facial recognition: how China cornered the surveillance market

The technology is spreading, leaving governments with the decision "who would we rather spy on us?" Facial recognition systems are big business, with Chinese, Israeli and American companies vying for sales to African elites and others. But with deepening concerns over privacy, what does this means for us? Yuan Yang and Madhumita Murgia writing in the Financial Times investigate.

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