Police in London continue to test invasive and inaccurate facial recognition

07/17/2022

"Just two years ago in our landmark legal case, the courts agreed that this technology violates our rights and threatens our liberties. This expansion of mass surveillance tools has no place on the streets of a rights-respecting democracy," said Liberty lawyer Megan Goulding. Goulding argued that oppressive-by-design technology can never be regulated to remove all inherent dangers that come with it, adding that "the safest, and only" way forward is to ban facial recognition.

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