Facial recognition technology scans 13,200

Facial recognition technology scans 13,200 people in London but results in just one arrest

Metropolitan Police chief calls for government to draw up law on controversial technology amid human rights concerns, writes Lizzie Dearden

More than 13,200 people have been scanned in facial recognition operations that resulted in just one arrest, new figures have revealed.

The Metropolitan Police has conducted two deployments of what it called a “fantastic crime-fighting tool” since it announced the rollout of the controversial technology in January.

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Source: https://www.independent.co.uk

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