PBS NewsHour: British privacy groups say facial recognition ripe for abuse

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PBS NewsHour: British privacy groups say facial recognition ripe for abuse

British civil rights groups are calling on the government to suspend the use of facial recognition technology now being tested by police on the general public, claiming the technology is in a legal vacuum and could impact privacy. But some British law enforcement agencies contend the technology helps them find criminals wanted for serious offenses. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. (Digital Barriers features at 5.05 mins)  

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