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UK retailers face call to stop use of live facial recognition

Retailers in the UK face pressure from dozens of lawmakers to stop their use of live facial recognition.
Today, 65 parliamentarians urged private companies and police to immediately stop using the technology out of fears over human rights, discrimination, a lack of legal basis, and more. 

They said

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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