Cameras that use facial recognition technology are becoming more common around the world, but are they a breach of our civil rights? Photo: Alamy

Big Brother or necessary surveillance – does facial recognition tech infringe on our privacy and civil rights?

  • Police, governments and even shops around the world are keeping tabs on people through AI-assisted facial recognition systems
  • In the United States the FBI has 30 million citizens on its facial recognition database, while China’s is said to contain almost the whole population
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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Cameras that use facial recognition technology are becoming more common around the world, but are they a breach of our civil rights? Photo: Alamy
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