Plans for the world's largest facial-recognition network have begun to take shape in India, the South China Morning Post reports. A bidding process will open next month for developers interested in building a centralized facial-recognition data hub that will gather data from surveillance cameras across India. The move is stirring privacy concerns as India is working without privacy legislation. "We’re the only functional democracy which will set up such as system without any data protection or privacy laws," Internet Freedom Foundation Executive Director Apar Gupta said. "It’s like a gold rush for companies seeking large unprotected databases."
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