UK’s facial recognition tech

The World

London is one of the most heavily surveilled cities on earth, with something like 420,000 CCTV cameras in place. But London law enforcement wants even more, so the police are implementing live facial recognition cameras. But there’s plenty of opposition, as The World’s Orla Barry reports from London. 

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