Toddlers Are Being Scooped Up in Buenos Aires’ Live Facial Recognition Dragnet

A new Human Rights Watch report suggests children as young as one are now in the database

Dave Gershgorn
OneZero

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More than 160 children, some as young as one year old, were placed on Argentina’s national criminal database in the last three years, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW), and their faces were uploaded into Buenos Aires’ city live facial recognition database.

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Dave Gershgorn
OneZero

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