Biometrics regulator calls for clarity around police use

UK 'urgently needs to wake up' to threat of AI-driven biometrics

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Police use of facial recognition systems, specifically, have been controversial in the past
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Police use of facial recognition systems, specifically, have been controversial in the past

The UK's biometrics and surveillance camera commissioner, Fraser Sampson, has said "clear and comprehensive" rules are needed to control police use of AI and biometrics.

In his annual report, presented to Parliament on 9th February, Sampson extensively highlighted the need to address the increasing use of devices such as dashcams, drones and body-worn video by the ...

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