18 C0-op food stores decided to test a system targeting shop-lifters and violent store visitors using a product from Facewatch. Where’d they get that name?
“In an open letter to the retailer, Privacy International questioned the legality of the technology in stores. It also asked whether information was being shared with the police.”
Facial recognition tech has become extremely controversial. Issues of racial profiling, come to mind but this stuff is going to be hard to put back in the box. A decent article from the BBC.