In the last episode of the Liberal Europe Podcast’s “In Lockdown” series, Ricardo Silvestre (Movimento Liberal Social) talks with Ella Jakubowska, Policy & Campaigns Officer on biometrics at EDRi. They talk about the dangers of facial recognition & biometrical mass surveillance which threaten some basic citizen freedoms.
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During the conversation, we mention a survey on what Europeans think about facial recognition during time of Covid-19 that you can find here.
To know more about this important topic, Ella suggests visiting these sites
- EDRi biometrics position paper: https://edri.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Paper-Ban-Biometric-Mass-Surveillance.pdf
- EDRi’s French member, LQDN (La Quadrature du Net) with a project to map what’s going on in France: https://technopolice.fr/villes/