The Next Privacy Threat: Facial Recognition by Video Surveillance

Facial recognition technology is based on algorithms that connect faces in images to actual people. It’s used to tag friends on Facebook. It’s being tested as a police tool. Easily deployed in public places, the technology lends itself to monitoring groups—activists, migrants, and people historically subjected to profiling.   Trial and Error The London Metropolitan Police’s test run of recognition … Continue reading The Next Privacy Threat: Facial Recognition by Video Surveillance