Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Aug. 25, 2019 1 min read

Seeing this passed around by Chinese nationalists, as if it proves that facial recognition wasn't deployed in Hong Kong's smart lampposts. It wasn't confirmed either, but was proposed. What I think everyone forgets is, CISCO HELPED BUILD THE GREAT FIREWALL  https://www.wired.com/2008/05/leaked-cisco-do/ 

Western influence, money, and technology has been proven to be embedded in nearly all of China's true facial recognition deployments. Made In America does not mean Deployed with American Values. Western companies & VCs must speak to their role in Xinjiang.  https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/the-company-with-aussie-roots-thats-helping-build-chinas-surveillance-state/ 

Our endowments and institutions have literally funded many of the legs of China's 'smart' concentration camps and surveillance state.  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/us-money-funding-facial-recognition-sensetime-megvii 

The McKinsey bros are great, very sane, morally rich people.  https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/04/ciscos-latest-attempt-dodge-responsibility-facilitating-human-rights-abuses-export 

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