Mar 062019
 
 March 6, 2019  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

I guess it’s okay to treat everyone like criminals in the UK?

BBC reports:

Facial recognition and eye scanning have been deployed at prisons to prevent drug smuggling.
The Ministry of Justice said the biometric scans for visitors were designed to help staff identify people bringing in contraband.

At one prison, there were more “no shows” from visitors than usual after they learned the scans were being used.

But prison campaigners said if families were deterred from visiting, then it would be “counter-productive”.

Read more on BBC.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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