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Zero arrests, 2 correct matches, no criminals: London cops' facial recog tech slammed

ibmalone Silver badge

Surely they can't really mean 98% false positives? That would mean given 100 people not on the list they're trying to identify, on average 98 of them would get flagged. In that case you may as well have a slightly dodgy light bulb that comes on when you point the camera at someone, you could still achieve 98% true positives.

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