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All new cell phone users in China must now have their face scanned - MIT Technology Review

The news: Customers in China who buy SIM cards or register new mobile-phone services must have their faces scanned under a new law that came into effect yesterday. Chinas government says the new rule, which was passed into law back in September, will protect the legitimate rights and interest of citizens in cyberspace.