London police dodgy facial recognition technology

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This November 2017 video from the USA is called How Silicon Valley Helps the Government Track All of Us.

It is, eg, about Palantir corporation’s Big Brother surveillance.

From daily News Line in Britain:

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Major police surveillance op – on tens of thousands of Xmas shoppers

POLICE are using cameras to scan the faces of tens of thousands of London Christmas shoppers, testing facial recognition technology, in a move that was attacked by civil liberties campaigners as an ‘authoritarian surveillance tool’.

The trial – which took place over December 17-18 in Soho, Piccadilly Circus, and Leicester Square – is the seventh of its type in London since 2016. Police are building up a mass base of millions of people who are being treated as potential criminals to match up with evidence from CCTV in the future, where they will undoubtedly link completely…

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