Reply to post: Re: MPs call for 'immediate' stop to facial recog

MPs call for 'immediate' stop to facial recog in UK as report underlines bias risks in 'pre-crime' algos used by coppers

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Re: MPs call for 'immediate' stop to facial recog

"Not necessarily. It depends on how successful the technology is."

Check previous reports for its levels of success. 42 matches were made at a rate of around 1 per 1000 people identified. Of those, 8 were considered accurate matches.

Mathematically the systems appear to be flawed.

If on the other hand, it identifies a "terrorist", all flaws will be ignored.

References:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/04/met_police_slammed_for_facial_recognition_practice/

https://www.essex.ac.uk/news/2019/07/03/met-police-live-facial-recognition-trial-concerns

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