Indian activists from various organisations hold anti-rape placards during a protest in Uttar Pradesh state in New Delhi in October. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian activists from various organisations hold anti-rape placards during a protest in Uttar Pradesh state in New Delhi in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian activists from various organisations hold anti-rape placards during a protest in Uttar Pradesh state in New Delhi in October. Photo: EPA-EFE

Privacy fears as Indian city Lucknow readies facial recognition to spot harassed women

  • Facial recognition technology is being increasingly deployed in airports, railway stations and cafes across India
  • Technology analysts and privacy experts say the benefits are not clear and could breach people’s privacy or lead to greater surveillance

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
Indian activists from various organisations hold anti-rape placards during a protest in Uttar Pradesh state in New Delhi in October. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian activists from various organisations hold anti-rape placards during a protest in Uttar Pradesh state in New Delhi in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian activists from various organisations hold anti-rape placards during a protest in Uttar Pradesh state in New Delhi in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
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