China may even be one of the most technologically evolving countries, but it is also one of the most vigilant countries for its citizens. This new measure is an example of this.
The new law requires that all citizens who have a new internet access point (net at home for example) or a new mobile phone with data access, Scan your face.
The government in China wants to know who you are and how you are!
The government noted that this new law is made to protect its citizens. To be more concrete, he said that this new measure serves to "safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of citizens on the Internet"
However, it is nonetheless a measure to be talked about. China is not exactly a simple country to describe itself. Technological developments are great, but the government is also accused of over-vigilance over its people.
Privacy is not something in China
As much as we want to believe that in our home we have our privacy, it is not quite so. We have the most sophisticated espionage systems at home and we bought them.
Computers, smartphones, voice assistants, security cameras … Everything that has an external connection to some kind of server is questionable. Especially in China, where the law also says that no company can refuse the government's request in the name of national security.
This leads us to think before buying a Chinese outfit.
"They are all made in China" is not the excuse for this situation. Non-Chinese manufacturers do not have such requests from the Chinese government. In fact, they may have but are not required to provide any data. The same is not true of a Chinese manufacturer.
It is these kinds of decisions that make the rest of the world seriously concerned about Chinese technologies. Namely from brands like Huawei or even Xiaomi.
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