Your Face Becomes a Barcode: Algorithmic Surveillance

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For those in political or corporate executive roles, the use of Smart CCTV facial recognition systems creates far more social and personal freedom questions than traditional dumb CCTV cameras. Among them, the biggest question is how accurate is a computer algorithm vs a human eye? Will false positive matches against known fugitives, criminals, and terrorists lean toward specific ethnicities?

How many people will computer algorithms or software robots put out of work?

Will your face become a barcode for invisible authorities to use and track?

These questions are openly discussed in this brilliant database of expert articles: http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/surveillance-and-society/issue/archive

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