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Podcast: Facial recognition technology - Who is watching us?

Posted: 3 August 2018

In this podcast, Olivier Roth speaks to Big Brother Watch’s Griff Ferris about Facial Recognition Technology. Facial recognition has long been feared as a feature of a future authoritarian society, with its potential to turn CCTV cameras into identity checkpoints, creating a world where citizens are intensively watched and tracked.

However, facial recognition is now a reality in the UK – despite the lack of any legal basis or parliamentary scrutiny, and despite the significant concerns raised by rights and race equality groups.

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