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The Guardian view on surveillance: Big Brother is not the only watcher now | Editorial

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The problem is not that computers can recognise faces. It’s that they can’t forget themArguments about surveillance and privacy are usually framed around Big Brother – the overweening state. But the widespread use of facial recognition in private hands suggests a more urgent danger: that not just Big Brother but anyone in the family can watch, and profit from, our faces. The private landlords of the King’s Cross development in London are using facial recognition now in their CCTV surveillance. It is not clear
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