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The fight over China's law to protect personal data

Legislation aims to address public concerns but industry fears vague rules

The regulation is seen as a long-awaited response to the expanding use of facial recognition technology.    © Reuters

After a yearlong legal battle, 34-year-old law professor Guo Bing won a partial victory in China's first court challenge to the rapidly spreading use by businesses and governments of facial recognition technology.

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