China Proposes New Regulations to Govern Use of Facial Recognition Technology

  • The Cyberspace Administration of China has suggested rules limiting facial recognition to ‘specific purposes and full necessity’, requiring individual or written consent.
  • Clear signage required in public areas where the technology is used, with certain venues prohibited from coercing facial scans for business operations.
  • Implications include the potential for enhanced security, lower risk of data mishandling, and higher operational costs for employing such technology.
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