Big Brother Watch issued a statement concerning the decision to install 38 Hikvision cameras for the King's coronation.
“The Government’s decision to install 38 Hikvision cameras along the Coronation route shows a staggering lack of judgement, especially given that Hikvision is already banned from many Government sites... The installation of intrusive, rights-abusive CCTV, coupled with the Met’s decision to deploy live facial recognition on a huge scale, means the coronation is fast turning into a surveillance nightmare."
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