French privacy watchdog says facial recognition trial in high schools is illegal

"Though non-binding, the opinion hands a victory to digital rights groups, parents and teachers’ unions that opposed the experiment."


French privacy watchdog says facial recognition trial in high schools is illegal (Politico, link):

"The French data protection authority has warned that plans to start trialling facial recognition tools at high schools in southern France do not comply with privacy laws and cannot legally be implemented, the regulator confirmed Tuesday."

 

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