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EU considering 5-year facial recognition ban - report

Monday 20 January 2020 | 11:14 CET | News
The EU may impose a temporary ban on facial recognition technologies used by both public and private actors, according to a draft European Commission white paper on Artificial Intelligence obtained by Euractiv. The document states that a future regulatory framework could "include a time-limited ban on the use of facial recognition technology in public spaces." It adds that a prohibition lasting between 3 and 5 years would allow the EC to come up with a "sound methodology for assessing the impacts of this technology and possible risk management measures."

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