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The U.S. Rubber-Stamps Facial Recognition Systems Used to Round Up Uighurs in China

National Institute of Standards and Technology’s facial recognition audits are used for marketing purposes in China

A woman walks below surveillance cameras in Akto, south of Kashgar, in China’s western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

Pegged as one of tech’s ultimate “disruptors” in 2019 by CNBC, Yitu Technology is a surveillance giant in China. The company has…




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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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