Chinese CCTV company, Hikvision, is widely used across the UK. The company invited further controversy by offering racial profiling in its surveillance analytics suite. Our director, Silkie Carlo, said:
The development of facial recognition cameras that pick out people based on their ethnicity, race and gender is unthinkably dangerous. These AI surveillance cameras are perfect tools of oppression. It is disturbing that Hikvision products are used so widely in the UK, and a travesty that we are casually following in China’s footsteps with facial recognition cameras and mass surveillance.
Read more on The Telegraph.