A prison guard shows the artificial intelligence facial recognition video analytics system being tried out at Pik Uk Prison in Sai Kung in 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
A prison guard shows the artificial intelligence facial recognition video analytics system being tried out at Pik Uk Prison in Sai Kung in 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | How well do ‘smart prisons’ protect inmate privacy and mental health?

  • Not enough is known to the public about the mental impact of such constant surveillance, with cameras installed even in restrooms, or how inmates’ privacy rights are being protected

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
A prison guard shows the artificial intelligence facial recognition video analytics system being tried out at Pik Uk Prison in Sai Kung in 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
A prison guard shows the artificial intelligence facial recognition video analytics system being tried out at Pik Uk Prison in Sai Kung in 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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