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China using AI to identify Uighurs across China
« on: April 15, 2019, 11:33:52 AM »
China using AI to identify Uighurs across China: NYT
By Afp
Published: 09:57 EDT, 15 April 2019 | Updated: 09:57 EDT, 15 April 2019

Chinese authorities are using a vast system of facial recognition technology to track its Uighur Muslim minority across the country, according to a story in the New York Times.
Beijing has already attracted widespread criticism for its treatment of Uighurs in the northwest region of Xinjiang, where up to one million members of mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking minority groups are held in internment camps, according to estimates cited by a UN panel.

But according to a Times article on Sunday, facial recognition technology -- integrated into China´s huge networks of surveillance cameras -- has been programmed to look exclusively for Uighurs based on their appearance and keep records of their movements across China.

Police are now reportedly using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to target Uighurs outside Xinjiang, including in wealthy cities like Hangzhou and Wenzhou. The newspaper claims one central city scanned whether residents were Uighurs

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Re: China using AI to identify Uighurs across China
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 06:33:46 PM »
The Chinese are serious about preventing the spread of islam in China.

They will do whatever is necessary to keep islam under control -- or, to drive it out of China.

When will we of The West "get serious" ???

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