The controversy of facial recognition technology
Learn all about the heated debate
During the COVID-19 pandemic the state of Western Australia introduced an unprecedented containment practice. In an attempt to keep track of infected patients, they used facial recognition technology.
This was a significant move as it made Australia the only democracy in the world to rely on this tactic. Indeed, there was significant pushback against this sort of surveillance in other democratic countries.
This move by Western Australia refueled the debate about facial recognition technology and whether it is more of a blessing or a curse.
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