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Privacy groups concerned by NHS app collecting facial recognition data

Wednesday 15 September 2021 | 09:50 CET | News
The NHS app in England is collecting and storing facial verification data, raising concerns from privacy campaigners about transparency and accountability, reports The Guardian.

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