Politico – UK looks the other way on AI

The current political situation is distracting Parliament from addressing the police’s use of authoritarian AI surveillance technology, live facial recognition, while Government has ignored anyone raising concern about its creeping use.

Director Silkie Carlo said:

“The [Home Office hasn’t] sought to consult parliament. They didn’t seek to consult human rights experts, wider civil society, NGOs, but rather steamed ahead and plundered millions of pounds into what is clearly a really controversial new form of surveillance.”

 

Politico: UK looks the other way on AI