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University of Essex: Report Raises Concerns Over Met Police Trials of Live Facial Recognition Technology

Jul 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSsociologyresearch] -- The University of Essex issued the following news:

A new report by researchers from the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre, identifies significant flaws with the way live facial recognition (LFR) technology was trialled in London by the Metropolitan Police Service.

This is the first independently-funded academic report into the use of LFR technology by a UK police force and it raises concerns...