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SA Police could use Adelaide city facial recognition technology, despite being asked not to
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SA Police could use Adelaide city facial recognition technology, despite being asked not to

South Australia Police has indicated it will use the facial recognition capability of new security cameras being installed in Adelaide, despite being asked not to by the Adelaide City Council.Key points:For some demographics, facial recognition makes incorrect identifications more than four out of five timesThe Premier says he wants to see frameworks that ensure use of the technology won't infringe on the general public's privacyAdelaide City Council will vote at the end of the month on whether to upgrade the camerasThe council is about to begin a federally-funded, $3 million upgrade of the city's ageing cameras, installing new, 360-degree units that will allow the use of facial and number-plate recognition software, matching faces to databases provided by the government or private compani...