The use of (live) facial recognition technology in public places has become a hot topic internationally, with governments keen to implement it as part of ‘smart city’ strategies. In the current moment of COVID-19 and surveillance techniques, some places, notably China, are implementing facial recognition which reportedly can scan through face masks to verify individuals’ identity.
|Media of output||Blog text|
|Publisher||Information Law and Policy Centre|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Apr 2020|