US rights group Fight for the Future is leading a brilliant campaign against the use of live facial recognition surveillance at concerts – and headlining artists as well as thousands of fans have signed a petition to back the campaign.
Big Brother Watch’s research into the lawless and dangerous use of face surveillance in the UK is referenced. Director Silkie Carlo said:
“It is an intrinsically Orwellian police tool that has resulted in ordinary people being stopped and asked for their ID to prove their innocence.”
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