New Russian Facial-Recognition Tech May Fight Crime But It’s Already Misused Against Opposition

October 4, 2017
Rally to support opposition leader and presidential hopeful Alexey Navalany in Novosibirsk in September 2017.

Update: FindFace, a new facial-recognition technology developed by Russians is used in Russia both to capture wanted criminals — and deter opposition supporters from turning out to demonstrations.

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