Tag: Zhengzhou

Facial Recognition AI Applications: China vs USA

Facial recognition sunglasses used by Chinese police in Zhengzhou, Henan Province during Chinese New Year.

Facial recognition sunglasses used by Chinese police in Zhengzhou, Henan Province during Chinese New Year.

Facial recognition software has been used in China for quite a while. China has used facial recognition software to scan large gatherings of people in an effort to capture known criminals. The benefit to greater society outweighs all privacy concerns. In North America, we value our privacy and do not want the authorities to accumulate vast amounts of facial recognition data. North Americans believe we should be able to walk around in public and not be recorded for whatever purpose.

Henan Police Academy 河南公安学院, China, CERN spams me

Henan police Academy 河南公安学院, Zhengzhou, China, left me some comment spam today.

Henan police Academy 河南公安学院, Zhengzhou, China, left me some comment spam today.

Today the Henan Police Academy 河南公安学院 from Zhengzhou, Henan, visited my site and left comment spam. I thought it very odd, because Chinese government organizations, including Chinese police, are usually quite discreet and don’t present themselves in such an open way.

183.169.128.30 Henan Police Academy Henan Gongan Xueyuan 河南公安学院 HNGAZK-CN at http://hnp.edu.cn/. Their IP range is 183.169.128.0 – 183.169.159.255. There are a couple of abuse postings from them such as 1, 2