EDPB publishes law enforcement use of facial recognition guidelines

17/05/2023 | EDPB

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published the final version of its Guidelines on facial recognition technology in the area of law enforcement. The EDPB stresses that the guidelines "should only be used in strict compliance with the Law Enforcement Directive" and "if necessary and proportionate as laid down in the Charter of Fundamental Rights." The EDPB also repeated its preference for a ban on specific use cases outlined in the EDPB & EDPS joint opinion on the proposed Artificial Intelligence Act.

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