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Comment: Use of facial-recognition system by Japan railway sparks controversy

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 12 Oct 2021 22:55
  • 12 Oct 2021 22:55
Japanese railroad company East Japan Railway recently faced media criticism over its planned use of a facial recognition system to detect former inmates, when it upgraded its security measures for the Tokyo Olympics. Although the company eventually refrained from using the system for now, the controversy highlighted the growing use of such technology

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