Schools suspend use of facial recognition after backlash

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Schools suspend use of facial recognition after backlash
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Schools suspend use of facial recognition after backlash

The Information Commissioner's Office wants organisations to consider a 'less intrusive' approach where possible

Nine schools in North Ayrshire that had introduced a face-based payment system for school lunches have suspended its use, following inquiries by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ...

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