Facial recognition implemented by Danish police

Danish police has started using facial recognition, without any political discussion or protective laws in place.

Hundreds of cameras on Strøget already send live to the police. The cameras are facial recognition and gait analysis ready.

The use might be against human rights, as face and gait are sensitive personal information and therefore protected according to Danish law. No laws protect against related wrongful identification or discrimination.

Denmark is one of the countries with the highest number of cameras per capita.

Minister of Justice Søren Pape will appear in a meeting on August 23 to answer questions about the situation.

Source: Politiet indfører overvågningsteknologi uden debat.

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