BBC – Kings Cross halts further facial recognition plans

Big Brother Watch Team / September 3, 2019

A letter sent by King’s Cross Central developers to London Mayor Sadiq Khan reveals that, as recently as mid-August, the site planned to roll out live facial recognition.

Big Brother Watch director Silkie Carlo said, “It is an absolute scandal that this has been going on, apparently in secret, in the centre of London for years. We hope the ICO takes the most robust available action.”

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