This is what a modern 1984 looks like

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This is what a modern 1984 looks like

Post by DrDonkeyLove » Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:45 pm

From the AP
Lots of old school re-education camps and neighbors ratting on neighbors. China sounds like a lot of fun.
“Xinjiang has very likely exceeded the level of police density seen in East Germany just before its collapse,” Zenz said. “What we’ve seen in the last 12 to 14 months is unprecedented.”

But much of the policing goes unseen.

To enter the Hotan bazaar, shoppers first pass through metal detectors and then place their national identification cards on a reader while having their face scanned.

The facial scanner is made by China Electronics Technology Group (CETC), a state-owned defense contractor that has spearheaded China’s fast-growing field of predictive policing with Xinjiang as its test bed. The AP found 27 CETC bids for Xinjiang government contracts, including one soliciting a facial recognition system for facilities and centers in Hotan Prefecture.

Hours after visiting the Hotan bazaar, AP reporters were stopped outside a hotel by a police officer who said the public security bureau had been remotely tracking the reporters’ movements.

“There are tens of thousands of cameras here,” said the officer, who gave his name as Tushan. “The moment you took your first step in this city, we knew.”

The government’s tracking efforts have extended to vehicles, genes, and even voices. In February, authorities in Xinjiang’s Bayingol prefecture, which includes Korla, required every car to install GPS trackers for real-time monitoring. And since late last year, Xinjiang authorities have required health checks to collect the population’s DNA samples. In May, a regional police official told the AP that Xinjiang had purchased $8.7 million in DNA scanners — enough to analyze several million samples a year.

In one year, Kashgar Prefecture, which has a population of 4 million, has carried out mandatory checks for practically its entire population, said Yang Yanfeng, deputy director of Kashgar’s propaganda department. She characterized the checkups as a public health success story, not a security measure.

“We take comprehensive blood tests for the good of the people, not just record somebody’s height and weight,” Yang said. “We find out health issues in citizens even they didn’t know about.”
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Post by JimZipCode » Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:56 pm

DrDonkeyLove wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:45 pm
In one year, Kashgar Prefecture, which has a population of 4 million, has carried out mandatory checks for practically its entire population, said Yang Yanfeng, deputy director of Kashgar’s propaganda department. She characterized the checkups as a public health success story, not a security measure.

“We take comprehensive blood tests for the good of the people, not just record somebody’s height and weight,” Yang said. “We find out health issues in citizens even they didn’t know about.”
"And then we sterilize them."
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Re: This is what a modern 1984 looks like

Post by Bobby » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:54 am

JimZipCode wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:56 pm
DrDonkeyLove wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:45 pm
In one year, Kashgar Prefecture, which has a population of 4 million, has carried out mandatory checks for practically its entire population, said Yang Yanfeng, deputy director of Kashgar’s propaganda department. She characterized the checkups as a public health success story, not a security measure.

“We take comprehensive blood tests for the good of the people, not just record somebody’s height and weight,” Yang said. “We find out health issues in citizens even they didn’t know about.”
"And then we sterilize them."
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Re: This is what a modern 1984 looks like

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Commies gonna commie
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Post by tough old man » Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:01 am

Try walking unseen in London. Its difficult to get around without being on camera. Dress like a muzzy woman, put on the full garbage sack so nobody can tell.
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Re: This is what a modern 1984 looks like

Post by Turdacious » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:14 am

“We take comprehensive blood tests for the good of the people, not just record somebody’s height and weight,” Yang said. “We find out health issues in citizens even they didn’t know about.”
Gotta stop those unauthorized second pregnancies somehow.
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Post by DrDonkeyLove » Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:55 am

Turdacious wrote:
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:14 am
“We take comprehensive blood tests for the good of the people, not just record somebody’s height and weight,” Yang said. “We find out health issues in citizens even they didn’t know about.”
Gotta stop those unauthorized second pregnancies somehow.
I wonder what the organ donation percentage is for Uighur young people. Probably not dissimilar than the Falun Gong, executed criminals, and other reprobates.
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