Thread: Indian govt will soon launch world's biggest face recognition system. A tool that can source citizens' images from multiple govt databases, CCTV feeds. Can identify a person by facial features and tag them. And what will it do to safeguard citizens' privacy, consent? Read
At the very outset, it is pushing the doctrine of 'presumed consent' like an absolutely totalitarian state (read aka China). Democratic governments are expected to honour autonomy of EVERY citizen. All governments of the day feel sanguine that they assuredly have the best interests of the citizens at heart, but change over time is inevitable.
That the cabinet has resolved is of no consequence - it only has fiduciary control over the nation's citizens, and not absolute.
@Kumar_Sambhav STUPIDOSAUR already predicted this
@Kumar_Sambhav This is terrifying. A bad technology in the hands of monkeys. What hope is there for us?
@Kumar_Sambhav Disturbing and depressing.
@Kumar_Sambhav - Hope Apar & IIFF folks are upto it.
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