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  • Britain’s facial recognition database
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    Frédéric Bisson (2010) ©
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Britain’s facial recognition database

33% of the UK population are now on a police facial recognition database. Police forces in England and Wales uploaded 18 million mugshots to this database, despite court warnings that doing so would be unlawful. But why are the police keeping images of innocent people?

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