Tuesday, October 4

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

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...
As El Salvador’s arrest wave continues, families live in worry | Politics News
Politics

As El Salvador’s arrest wave continues, families live in worry | Politics News

Alexander Eduvay Guzman Molina’s daughters want to know when he will be coming home. They have not seen their father, a 45-year-old teacher, since he was arrested by Salvadoran police on March 27 during the country’s continuing state of exception, which authorities say aims to crack down on gangs and gang-related violence. Guzman Molina has been accused of “illicit association”, but a relative told Al Jazeera the charges are unfounded. Now, the family fears for his safety, as Guzman Molina has missed his physical therapy appointments for a bone fracture in his hand and never made it to a doctor’s appointment after being told he was vulnerable to suffering a stroke. “I’m worried that they aren’t giving him medical attention and that something could happen to him,” his relative, who asked no...