“Surveillance cameras pose a serious risk to (Myanmar’s) democracy activists because the military and police can use them to track their movements, figure out connections between activists, identify safe houses and other gathering spots, and recognize and intercept cars and motorcycles used by activists,” Human Rights Watch Deputy Asia Director Phil Robertson said in a statement to Reuters.
- Myanmar: Military junta is now installing cameras with facial recognition technology from Huawei, Hikvision and Dahua, claiming ‘smart city’ move and not protestor identification
- Thailand’s True Digital Group invests $3M in Mediaload digital media firm, operator of news portals Khmerload in Cambodia and Myanmarload in Myanmar
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