No facial recognition, but ACT's new camera technology can hunt a suspect through its network

Updated January 24 2020 - 8:33am, first published 4:30am

Facial recognition for its CCTV network is off the agenda of the ACT government but its newest cameras include similar advanced features which allow police to search and "follow" suspects on camera more efficiently and without legal impediment.

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Peter Brewer


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