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British police will scan people's faces to see if they're criminals, and critics say it's a massive expansion of surveillance

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

UK police will now use facial recognition technology to scan the faces of passersby on the street to see if they are criminals.
London's Metropolitan Police said on Friday that it would deploy standalone facial recognition cameras through parts of the capital to tackle knife and gun violence, terrorism, and other major crimes.
The force said the cameras would be signposted, and officers close by would hand out leaflets about the system.
Civil liberties campaign group Big Brother Watch vowed to fight the implementation of facial recognition and slammed it as "an enormous expansion of the...
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London police to use face scan tech, stoking privacy fears

London police to use face scan tech, stoking privacy fears

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

London's police force says it will start using live facial recognition cameras in operational deployments, in a major advance for the controversial technology
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