The British Dream

The Police's Artificial Intelligence Is Going to Get Better at Spying On You

Right now, the facial recognition software doesn't work – but the police are using it anyway.

by Simon Childs
18 May 2018, 11:34am

"It was disturbing for us to see young people targeted in this kind of way"

Silkie Carlo is Director of Big Brother Watch, an independent non-profit organisation leading the charge over the protection of privacy and civil liberties in the UK. In this episode of The British Dream she chats to Simon Childs, Home Affairs Editor at VICE UK, about how scary the police's use of facial recognition technology really is.

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