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A mother walks into the supermarket to buy baby milk but the iris scanner spots her and sends a message to her glasses: “Currency controls in effect today, funds partially frozen. Please reduce spending” A man gets on a train and tries to pay for the ticket with his phone as usual. A message pops up “Account frozen, please step off the bus Mr. Smith, Real-ID x71827727731127908” The latest coronavirus has brought the Chinese surveillance state out of the shadows. Facial recognition cameras scan every face that goes by.