29/06/2021

European Parliament

Safeguards needed against AI-based mass surveillance in EU policing

The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has adopted a draft report on the use of AI-based surveillance, highlighting the need for human oversight and sufficient safeguards. MEPs are demanding a ban on biometric data in public places and law enforcement's use of private facial recognition databases. This is based on claims that AI-powered technologies bring potential bias and discrimination, "Technical progress should never come at the expense of people's fundamental rights."

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Facial recognition, camer, surveillance

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