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French authorities' use of facial-recognition technology opposed by digital minister

By Matthew Newman
  • 02 Nov 2020 11:13
  • 02 Nov 2020 11:38
The use of automated facial recognition on public transport wouldn’t have prevented the recent terrorist attacks in France, the country's digital minister Cédric O has said, calling for a wider debate on how the technology should be deployed.

Several French politicians have called for the use of cameras and facial-recognition technology, based on

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