The U.S. Fears Live Facial Recognition. In Buenos Aires, It’s a Fact of Life

Live facial recognition has been in use in the capital of Argentina for nearly a year.

He had never even been to the city where he was accused of committing the crime. Still, he was arrested.

“I fail to see the proportionality of installing a technology with serious privacy implications for searching a list of 46,000 persons that includes non-serious crimes.”

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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