Nov 12th 2019

Telegraph – Chinese CCTV firm Hikvision used by NHS offers racial profiling

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 […]

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Nov 5th 2019

The Independent – ICO warns that facial recognition technology may have been used unlawfully

The Information Commissioner’s Office has released a report stating that police use of facial recognition technology may have been unlawful. It has raised concerns that the technology has been used when it has not been ‘strictly necessary’ and called for a regulatory framework to ensure ‘governed, targeted and intelligence-led’ deployment, rather than the current ‘blanket’ […]

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