China will deploy face recognition technology at internet cafes to ensure that youths under 18 are prevented from using them.According to a report in China Daily, East China's Jiangxi province is piloting the technology, with online real name registration systems linked to biometric users' IDs.If a child's ID logs on to one of the more than 5,000 monitored internet cafes, the system will immediately report it to the authority and retain evidence.China banned internet cafes from allowing anyone below the age of 18 in 2002.The solution is aim at so-called Internet addiction – China has the greatest number of internet users in the world – 632 million as of July 2014 – and the government believes that 10 per cent of its internet-surfing minors (24 million) are addicted.China has also been pushing its real name registration system as a means of identifying all web users.