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Alibaba facial recognition singles out Uighur minority: report

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Alibaba said it was "dismayed" that it had developed software that can tag ethnicity, and that the feature was never intended to be deployed.    © Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- Technology giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has facial recognition technology which can specifically pick out members of China's Uighur minority, surveillance industry researcher IPVM said in a report.

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