Police Body Cameras and Face Recognition point to Perpetual Surveillance

Posted on March 26, 2017


Police body cameras are widely seen as a way to improve law enforcement’s transparency with the public. But when mixed with police use of facial-recognition tools, the prospect of continual surveillance comes with big risks to privacy. Facial-recognition technology combined with policy body cameras could “redefine the nature of public spaces,” Alvaro Bedoya, executive director…

via Facial-recognition technology will make life a perpetual police lineup for all — Quartz