(by Jesse Smith) – The surveillance state continues to expand with British police conducting live facial and license plate recognition operations in busy public spaces hoping to catch criminals accused of “violent and other serious crime.” However, the net effect of these operations serves to intimidate and condition the public into the acceptance of non-stop surveillance. This intrusion of privacy cannot be accepted under the guise of trying to catch violent criminals as police and other authorities are notorious for collecting biometric data from the innocent as well. Biometric Update has more on the story: British police operating in London and […]

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