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Facial recognition needs stronger oversight, UK's CCTV watchdog says

By Vesela Gladicheva
  • 21 Apr 2020 08:16
  • 04 May 2020 10:59

The deployment of facial recognition and other intrusive camera technology needs more robust independent oversight, the UK's surveillance camera commissioner said today.

Facial recognition is among the tools being considered by governments to monitor and thus control the spread of Covid-19, alongside contact-tracing apps. The technology could be particularly potent in

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