Police will be able to run facial recognition searches on driver images

Privacy campaigners claim government is “sneaking” in huge expansion in police powers

Penny Horwood
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Police will be able to run facial recognition searches on driver images

Change to law will constitute putting the country’s 50 million licence holders in a permanent police line up, say campaigners and academics

A clause in the Criminal Justice Bill currently at committee stage in the House of Commons, will enable the police to run facial recognition searches on a database containing images of Britain's 50...

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