Facial recognition system on King's Cross Estate has been switched off, says site developer

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Data processed via the facial recognition system was regularly deleted, claims King's Cross Estate

Facial recognition technology at London's King's Cross Estate was last used in March 2018 - and there is no plan to reintroduce it. That's according to the King's Cross Central Limited Partnersh...

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