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 October 3, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

Billie Thomson reports:

China has stepped up its internet censorship by demanding its citizens pass a facial-recognition test to be able to use web services.

People who want to have the internet installed at home or on their phones must have their faces scanned by the Chinese authority to prove their identities, according to a new regulation.

The rule, which will take effect on December 1, is said to be part of the social credit system which rates the Chinese citizens based on their daily behaviour.

Read more on The Daily Mail.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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