Detailed plans to add facial-recognition software at King's Cross site in London were offered in a letter a day before the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office called for an investigation into the matter, the Financial Times reports. The letter from King's Cross Chief Executive Robert Evans to London Mayor Sadiq Khan revealed that the software would match faces against a watchlist of "flagged individuals" and that unmatched footage would be blurred and deleted. Evans added that collected information would only be shared with law enforcement. Meanwhile, BBC reports High Court judges ruled the use of facial recognition by South Wales Police was lawful in a first-of-its-kind case. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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