facial recognition technology

Telangana HC notices to government, Hyderabad police chief over use of facial recognition tech

A PIL was filed in the Telangana HC challenging the deployment of facial recognition tech without any valid law on various grounds including violation of right to privacy, rule of law and equality.

published on : 4th January 2022

Telangana High Court issues notice to state government on PIL against Facial Recognition Technology  

The PIL (drawn with the legal assistance provided by the 'Internet Freedom Foundation') states that Telangana is the most surveilled place in the world.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Facebook to shut down face-recognition system, delete data

Researchers and privacy activists have spent years raising questions about Facebook's face-scanning technology, citing studies that found it worked unevenly across boundaries of race, gender or age.

published on : 2nd November 2021