So this technology makes no sense at all as a school safety system. And with vendors making claims and not being held to account, we are entering dangerous territory. Crowdfunding a picture book about resisting surveillance Murray Hunter writes, "I'm a digital rights activist in South Africa - I've written and illustrated a silly, subversive kid's book about the Big Data industry, and a squiggly, wiggly robot sent out to track and profile all the babies. Visit our adblocking instructions page. San Francisco police say they stopped testing face recognition in
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A comparison of the perception of facial profile by the general public and 3 groups of clinicians.
It takes us into uncharted invasive state surveillance territory where everyone is under surveillance. Thank you for your support. Whilst the judgment will be important, any force deploying LFR needs to consider a wide range of issues. Robot vacuums have come a long way in terms of technology in the last decade or two. Outside law enforcement, Atlanta airport has installed the technology to allow passengers to pass through checkin, security and on to their plane without having to fish out their passport. They worry people will one day not be able to go to a park, store or school without being identified and tracked. Nobody in this city wants to live or work or visit a place in which data is used to control citizens.
Students are not included in any database nor are any faces seen by the software stored in the system. When big companies need to manage their data, they turn to Microsoft platforms. Boing Boing is published under a Creative Commons license except where otherwise noted. For the past year, South Wales Police and the Met Police have been trialling live facial recognition LFR technology that uses this software, in public spaces, to identify individuals at risk or those linked to a range of criminal activity - from violent crime to less serious offences. Watchlists are suspect too, and reflect the kinds of biases that lead to areas with large black populations being over-policed. Contact Davey Alba at davey.
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