AI unicorn Megvii not behind app used for surveillance in Xinjiang, says human rights group

//AI unicorn Megvii not behind app used for surveillance in Xinjiang, says human rights group

AI unicorn Megvii not behind app used for surveillance in Xinjiang, says human rights group

Megvii, the developer of facial recognition software Face++ used widely in China, is not behind a mobile app that forms part of the mass surveillance infrastructure set up by authorities in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).New York-based HRW said in a correction at the end of a report released on Tuesday that its review of the Integrated Joint Operations Platform (IJOP) app, one of the mass surveillance systems used by the police and other authorities…

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