A justice subcommittee report on facial recognition said the technology would be a “radical departure” from Police Scotland’s practice of policing by consent, BBC News reports. Police Scotland put plans to roll out facial recognition on hold while use of the technology is debated. “We are keeping a watching brief on the trialling of the technology in England and Wales,” Assistant Chief Constable Duncan Sloan said. “In my view, the use of such technology would not be widespread but would be used in an intelligence-led, targeted way.”
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