Japan Restricts Exports of AI Facial Technology

Armstrong Economics Blog/Technology Re-Posted Jan 8, 2022 by Martin Armstrong

Spread the lovemore

(The video above shows Chinese university students using facial recognition technology to pay for their meals)

The Japanese government is restricting facial recognition exports over growing concern of China’s extreme surveillance measures. A recent report from Tokyo’s Central News Agency (CNA) states that China has been using AI-powered facial recognition technology to “deploy large-scale surveillance systems to restrict people’s movement in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and other places.” In addition to citing national security, the nation is aiming to prevent advanced technology from infringing upon human rights.

Japan is not alone in its plight as numerous countries, including the US, are now assessing whether technology ranging from facial recognition to cameras coming from China are safe for use. This is mainly for the government’s safety; your government is already tracking you.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.