With ‘Sharp Eyes’, smartphones and TV sets are watching Chinese citizens

By Oiwan Lam Communities in rural China are facing a new generation of surveillance technology that interconnects citizens’ everyday activities and interests with their government’s ever-growing appetite for monitoring its population. The system, known as “Sharp Eyes”, relies on technological measures — and on the idea that people should be willing to monitor and report … Continue reading With ‘Sharp Eyes’, smartphones and TV sets are watching Chinese citizens