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UK is 'not a surveillance state' insists minister defending police face recog tech

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

"I understand that it is distressing for genuine victims but allowing people to make false allegations just creates a new set of victims."

False allegations also make it more difficult for real victims. That was the case 40 years and more ago and no doubt still is. It looks as if we've been through a period where allegations were looked at less sceptically than previously and that resulted in a number of cases collapsing so we're now seeing a reaction to that.

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