MONTREAL—Last week, Bojan Stojkovski, writing for Foreign Policy, reported that a deal had been struck between Belgrade and China. The item of trade: 1,000 high-definition surveillance cameras equipped with facial recognition software to be installed by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Made in China and exported to the rest of the world, Beijing has begun an aggressive marketing campaign to sell its state surveillance technology across all regions at lower prices. This alarming trend points to a new future of intense population control through ever-more intelligent and sophisticated mass surveillance technologies.
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