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Opinion: China isn’t the AI-powered dystopia you think it is

In the 18th century, English philosopher Jeremy Bentham envisaged a theoretical “Panopticon” prison with one guard observing all the inmates, who were unable to tell whether they were being watched. Media reports have increasingly drawn parallels between Bentham’s panopticon and surveillance in China. These reports have noted various signs with apprehension: a pervasive use of facial […]