New York Times – UK police facial recognition tests public tolerance

Big Brother Watch Team / January 20, 2020

Journalist Kelvin Chan charts the police’s use of facial recognition to surveil public spaces and the growing backlash from members of the public.

It’s “an alarming example of overpolicing,” said Silkie Carlo, director of privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch. “We’re deeply concerned about the undemocratic nature of it. This is a very controversial technology which has no explicit basis in law.”

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