The Guardian – Face surveillance threatens to end privacy

Big Brother Watch Team / September 24, 2019

MP and civil liberties campaigner David Davis writes an opinion piece in the Guardian calling for an urgent halt to the use of facial recognition surveillance.

He warns, “There is a point at which crime-fighting measures cease to challenge the guilty and become a threat to the innocent. That point has come with unfettered facial recognition.”

Big Brother Watch’s investigation, revealing an ‘epidemic’ of face surveillance by police and the private sector, is referenced. Read it here.