07 November 2016
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"A new immersive experience for moviegoers is highlighting privacy concerns surrounding facial recognition technology that's being deployed by governments and the private sector.
"RIOT" by British filmmaker Karen Palmer simulates a protest scenario, employing facial recognition technologies to determine how a user would react in a real-world situation.
"If you're walking down the street, you can look around and see if there's a cop," Palmer said. "But how can you fight facial detection from a device across the street? It's so invisible. I'm using the same toolset to teach you how to empower and understand yourself better."
See full article: Facial Recognition Technology Raises Privacy Concerns (NBC News, link)
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