Human Rights

The European Commission is considering a temporary ban on facial recognition technology over fears of its impact on citizens’ privacy, according to leaked documents. But, over the longer term, the EU would prefer to apply the strict provisions of its General Data Protection Regulation to the technology rather than ban

Australia’s two leading human rights groups have called on the parliament to scrap the government’s planned facial recognition laws, arguing the proposed scheme is “more draconian” than a similar UK system which was found to be highly inaccurate and likely to break human rights laws. Webinar: Can I Trust You?