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Gary R. Bunt

Xinjiang Under Surveillance

mindmatters, The Internet Doesn’t Free Anyone by Itself

"The Uyghur people in Xinjiang province in northwest China spend their lives in a digital panopticon. Over 2.5 million Muslims are tracked via facial recognition software and cameras, and their cell phone monitored for any language that could be construed as religious. Over a million have been placed in so-called “vocational training centers” that are widely described as detention camps." Also see mindmatters, Chinese Technocracy Surges Ahead with AI Surveillance

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