Liam Tung reports:
A municipality in the north of Sweden has been fined over its use of facial recognition technology to monitor student attendance. But the fine illustrates a part of Europe’s new privacy laws regarding the power of an organization gaining consent from the user.
The municipality of Skellefteå, a town located about 700km north of Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, was last week fined over a facial recognition test involving 22 students at the Anderstorps high school over three weeks in December 2018.
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