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Pictured: Ed Bridges arrives at Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre. Thursday 23 May 2019<br />
Re: Ed Bridges has launched the first major legal challenge over police use of surveillance equipment after his picture was taken while shopping in Cardiff, Wales, UK.<br />
He claims weak regulation means the technology breaches human rights.<br />
The hearing at the Civil and Family Court in Cardiff was told South Wales Police uses the equipment within the correct legal framework.<br />
Automatic facial recognition (AFR) technology maps faces in a crowd by measuring the distance between facial features then compares results with images on a force database - the "watch list" - which can include suspects, missing people and persons of interest.
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Pictured: Ed Bridges arrives at Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre. Thursday 23 May 2019
Re: Ed Bridges has launched the first major legal challenge over police use of surveillance equipment after his picture was taken while shopping in Cardiff, Wales, UK.
He claims weak regulation means the technology breaches human rights.
The hearing at the Civil and Family Court in Cardiff was told South Wales Police uses the equipment within the correct legal framework.
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