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America's top maker of cop body cameras says facial-recog AI isn't safe

a_yank_lurker Silver badge

Re: Wow!

Facial recognition and surveillance videos are useful not so much to positively identify the someone but eliminate people and provide time lines. If a crime occurred at a known time and you resemble the perpetrator caught on video you might want check how solid your alibi is if the flatfeet come knocking. The real problem is when the technology is pushed to beyond its limits by the ignorant and thus misused.

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