China to make it compulsory to provide a facial scan when getting new phone numbers or internet access

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The new rule will apply from December and will no doubt be used to support the country's draconian 'social credit' system

China has moved its surveillance activities up a notch by making it compulsory for citizens acquiring a new phone number or wanting internet access to provide facial scans.  The new rule, announ...

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