Incident 438: Chinese Province Developed System Tracking Journalists and International Students
Description: Henan's provincial government reportedly planned system involving facial recognition cameras connected to regional and national databases specifically to track foreign journalists and international students.
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Alleged: Neusoft developed an AI system deployed by Henan government and Henan Public Security Department, which harmed foreign journalists in Henan and international students in Henan.
Security officials in one of China’s largest provinces have commissioned a surveillance system they say they want to use to track journalists and international students among other “suspicious people”, documents reviewed by Reuters showed.…
BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Security officials in one of China's largest provinces have commissioned a surveillance system they say they want to use to track journalists and international students among other "suspicious people", documents …
A PRC province awarded a surveillance project that specifies tracking foreign journalists, foreign students, and migrant women, as well as tracking individuals by ethnicity, including Uyghurs. A PRC publicly traded company Neusoft won the p…
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