French parliament approves AI surveillance for 2024 Paris Olympics

24/03/2023 | The Register

The French National Assembly adopted Article 7 of the pending Bill relating to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, permitting algorithmic video surveillance. Specifically, Article 7 allows for the "Experimentation with the use of algorithmic processing coupled with video protection devices and airborne image capture." The move comes after Marie-Laure Denis, president of the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, warned against using live facial recognition for security during the Summer games.

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