#1 re: "China now requires face scans to sign up for phone serviceChina is as determined as ever to link real identities to the digital world. As of December 1st, anyone signing up for a new cellphone or cellular data contract is required to not only show their national ID card, but submit to a face scan to verify... Source: https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/01/china-requires-face-scans-for-mobile-service-users/
Beep do beep. Just passing on the latest info.