Some Chinese researchers claim to have developed new tech that can detect loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) using facial scans. This article by Qiao Long for RFA Mandarin is published by Radio Free Asia. Here is an excerpt:
Researchers in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui say they have developed a device that can determine loyalty to the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) using facial scans.
A short video uploaded to the Weibo account of the Hefei Comprehensive National Science Center on June 30 said the project was an example of “artificial intelligence empowering party-building.”
The Weibo post was later deleted, but a text summary of the video, produced in honor of the CCP’s July 1 anniversary, remained available on the Internet Archive on Monday.
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