Facial recognition tech roll out

A METROPOLITAN Police scheme to snoop on Londoners using live facial-recognition (LFR) technology is “dangerous” and a “threat to human rights,” privacy campaigners warned today.

Warnings flooded in after the Met announced it would begin deploying the technology, which has failed multiple trials, across the capital’s streets and claimed the measure would help fight serious crime.

LFR technology uses special cameras to scan the structure of faces in a crowd. It then...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-01-24 21:08
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