UK Court Rules Police Facial Recognition Needs Reform

By Zach Segal, Published on Sep 01, 2020

A UK court has ruled that the South Wales Police use of facial recognition is illegal with the department saying they can easily reform. However, more lawsuits may come from this.

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Inside we explore the ruling and what it means for UK law enforcement's use of face recognition.

Executive *******

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** ****'* *** **** that * *** ******* to *** ************ ******** in, *** ** ********* organically.

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Appeals ***** ***** **** ******* *** *******

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********** ** *** *** be ****** ** *** watchlist *** **** ******** is **** *** **********IPVM Image

**** *** ***** *********** the *********** ***** ** more ********** ** *** can ** ****** ** the ********* *** **** criteria ** **** *** deployment:

*** *********** ************, ** we *** **, ** the ***** ********* ********* in ***** ****** ** two ***** ** *******. The ***** ** **** was ****** *** “*** question” ** *** ******* before **. *** ****** is *** “***** ********”. In ******** ** **** of ***** ********* *** much ********** ** ********* left ** ********** ****** officers.It ** *** ***** *** *** ** ****** ** *** ********* *** ** ** ***** **** ***** *** *** ******** *** *********** ***** *** *** ** ********”. [emphasis added]

*** ****** ******** *******'* most ********* *****, **** real-time/automatic **** *********** *** inherently *******, *******:

*** ******** **** *********** great, *** *** ****** on ** ******* *** minor, *** ** *** use ** *** [********* face ***********] *** ************* under******* *(*).

**** **** ***** *** a ***** ********* ******* **** ********** ********** ******* *** ***** over ****** **** ******** before *** *** **** into ******.

What **** ***** *** ***** ***** ******

*** ****** ** **** to ****** **** *** allows *** ****** ******** that ****** ******* ************.

  • *** ***** ***** ****** won ** *** **** important *****, **** *** enforcement *** ***** ** real-time **** *********** **** justified. **** ***** **** law *********** *** ******* use ********* **** *********** in *** **.
  • *** **** ***** *** court *** **** *** South ***** ******'* *** of **** *********** *** a **** ** ***** guidelines ** *** ***** be ****** ** *** watchlist *** ***** ** could ** ********. *** Police *** ****** ****** guidelines ********** ***** ******. However, **** ******* ***** guidelines ***** ** ********** in *****. *** ***** refused ** **** ** hypotheticals, ** ** ** unclear **** ***** ** "discretion" ** *** ****, who ** ******* ** be ****** ** *** watchlist, *** ***** *** technology *** ** ********. They ******* ************ **** ** ******** their ***** ** ****** with *** ********.
  • *** ****** **** **** to **** ********** ******* their **** **********. **** should *** **** *** impact ** ***** *** of **** *********** *** may **** ******* **** difficult.
  • *******, *** ****** **** to ******* *** **** of ***** **** ***********, which **** ******* ************ *** *****. ***, the ******** ** ***** software, *** *** **** in ****'************ **** **** *********** vendor ****, **** ****** "************ differentials" ********* ** ****, so ***** ****** *** find **** **** * good ****** *** ********** bias. ** *** ****** finds ***** ********* ** biased, **** *** **** to ****** *********, *** that ****** **** *** technology **** *********.

What ******* **** ***** *** ******

** ******* ** *******:

*'* **** ******* ** have ******* ** *** to **** **** * small **** ** *** legal *******, *** **'* the ****** ** *** case **** * **** will ******.

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*** ***** ***** ****** were ********:

**** ** * ******** that ** *** **** with

******* ******** *******:

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*** ********** **** ** government ********** ** **** recognition:

** ********** **** ** that**** ********* ************ ** ********* **** ****** ** watch *** ****** ******* upon *** ******** ** the ***** *** *** act ** *** ****** interest.

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*******, *** ******* **** create ** ******* *** other ******** *** ************. It ***** ***** *** legal ****** ** *** enforcement's *** ** **** recognition, *** **** ********** and *********** **** ** be ******* *** ******** with ****.

Comments (4)

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** **** ** *********** to *** *** **** unfolds. *** ***** ****'* give *** ******** ** what ***** ** ** appropriate ****** *** ******* someone ** * *********, so ** ** ******** future ***** **** ****** more ***** *****.

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* ****** **** **** means *** *** ************ Police *** ******'* **** recognition *******.

*** ****** ** ****** facial *********** ******* - BBC ****(**** *** ******* ******** Mr. *******.)

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