Mar 062014
 March 6, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Japan Daily Press has an article on the facial recognition project in Osaka mentioned previously on this blog:

A civic group has requested that the planned two-year research project at the Osaka Station featuring facial recognition software be stopped as it violates the right to privacy of the public. The project is an initiative of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and is supposed to improve the evacuation process by studying people’s movements and behavior at the train station.

Read more on Japan Daily Press.

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