EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

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EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

To give it time to work out how to prevent abuses.

The European Union is considering banning facial recognition technology in public areas for up to five years, to give it time to work out how to prevent abuses, according to proposals seen by Reuters. The plan by the EU's executive - set out in an 18-page white paper - comes amid a global debate ...

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