South Wales Police's facial recognition ruled lawful

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Police vans belonging to South Wales Police - but without facial recognition surveillance cameras attached
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Police vans belonging to South Wales Police - but without facial recognition surveillance cameras attached

Judicial review brought by Liberty concludes that the current legal framework governing police use of facial recognition is sufficient

South Wales Police's use of facial recognition technology has been deemed lawful in a ruling today by the High Court in London following a judicial review. Civil rights group Liberty and local Cardiff...

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