London Police Deploy Controversial Facial Recognition Cameras
Saturday, 25 January 2020 London's Metropolitan Police Service has deployed live facial recognition technology at multiple points around the city. Signs will alert people that facial recognition is in use, but the cameras will scan crowds indiscriminately in search of wanted individuals.
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The Metropolitan Police is to use facial recognition cameras operationally on the streets of London for the first time. They'll be switched on within a month - in an effort to find specific people suspected of serious or violent crimes. But privacy campaigners question the system's accuracy - and say...