You have a choice: China’s top court empowers people to say ‘no’ to facial recognition use by private businesses

//You have a choice: China’s top court empowers people to say ‘no’ to facial recognition use by private businesses

You have a choice: China’s top court empowers people to say ‘no’ to facial recognition use by private businesses

China’s top court has made a key judgment related to facial recognition technology, empowering individuals to reject unauthorised facial recognition data collection by commercial entities such as hotels, banks and nightclubs.The decision, which is included in a directive issued to local courts this week by the People’s Supreme Court, makes it clear that any collection and analysis of facial data by commercial operations must receive the “independent” consent of the individual concerned. If not,…

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