BBC – Police fine man £90 after stopping him for covering his face

Big Brother Watch Team / May 16, 2019

In London in January, a man was stopped by police after objecting to being scanned by live facial recognition cameras and covering his face. He was surrounded by officers, and when he protested, he was given a £90 fine for an alleged public order offence.

BBC Click caught it all on camera:

For the full report, see BBC Click’s documentary: Facial Recognition.


Mail Online – Big Brother Britain: Extraordinary moment police FINE pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tries to cover his face from facial recognition camera on the streets of London