Tag: China

What happens to privacy when China has personal data and the social graph of nearly everyone in the US?

iSpeech Glyn Moody | Privacy News Online | Source URL The speech by US Attorney General William P. Barr hardly seems earth-shattering. But buried within its business-like announcement of the indictment of four Chinese military hackers, there is the following statement, which has huge implications for privacy: For years, we […]

Beijing To Link Facial Recognition System With Social Credit Score In New Metro Security Checks

Beijing To Link Facial Recognition System With Social Credit Score In New Metro Security Checks

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL Officials in Beijing will combine the country’s state-of-the-art facial recognition technology with a version of their controversial ‘credit system’ to speed up security checks in the city’s overcrowded metro system, according to HKFP. Long queues and commuters arguing with staff over slow security […]

Cybersecurity experts warn China’s Communist Party ‘can spy on citizens’ through its free news and messaging app which has been downloaded by more than 100million people

Cybersecurity experts warn China’s Communist Party ‘can spy on citizens’ through its free news and messaging app which has been downloaded by more than 100million people

iSpeech.org Milly Vincent | The Daily Mail | Source URL A mobile app promoted by the Chinese Communist Party could be a gateway for the government to spy on its citizens, cybersecurity experts have warned. The app, which provides news and messaging services, was made mandatory for all 90million communist […]

MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of the Chinese tech firms blacklisted by the US

iSpeech Catherine Shu | TechCrunch | Source URL The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it is reviewing the university’s relationship with SenseTime, one of eight Chinese tech companies placed on the U.S. Entity List yesterday for their alleged role in human rights abuses against Muslim minority groups in China. An […]

Retailers Are Judging Consumers By Using Secret “Surveillance Scores”

Retailers Are Judging Consumers By Using Secret “Surveillance Scores”

Powered by iSpeech Victor Tangermann | Futurism | Source URL Surveillance Scoring China isn’t the only country with a draconian “social credit score” system — there’s one quite a bit like it operating in the U.S. Except that it’s being run by American businesses, not the government. There’s plenty of […]

China Bans The Intercept and Other News Sites in “Censorship Black Friday”

China Bans The Intercept and Other News Sites in “Censorship Black Friday”

iSpeech Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL The Chinese government appears to have launched a major new internet crackdown, blocking the country’s citizens from accessing The Intercept’s website and those of at least seven other Western news organizations. On Friday, people in China began reporting that they could […]

‘Mind reading’ chip unveiled in China could soon let you control your smartphone or PC with your thoughts

‘Mind reading’ chip unveiled in China could soon let you control your smartphone or PC with your thoughts

iSpeech Ian Randall | The Daily Mail | Source URL A mind-reading chip that let you control a computer by just thinking has been unveiled at a conference in China.  Dubbed Brain Talker, works by picking out small electrical pulses in the brain and quickly decoding them into signals that […]