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Appeal court rules that use of LFR breached privacy and data protection

Force use of technology 'lacked clear guidance on watchlists' and gave officers too much discretion.

Ed Bridges' action against South Wales Police was supported by Liberty

Ed Bridges' action against South Wales Police was supported by Liberty

Date - 11th August 2020
By - Gary Mason
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The use of live facial recognition (LFR) technology by South Wales Police has been ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal. In the judgment, the judges said that there was no clear guidance on where AFR Locate – the system being trialled by the...
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