Watch: Report on plans to grant Gardai use of facial-recognition technology

Liam Herrick – Executive Director of the ICCL say they are “strongly opposed” to gardaí being granted the use of facial-recognition technology, saying it poses an “extreme risk” to peoples’ rights.

Justice minister Helen McEntee plans to introduce legislation to grant gardaí new powers to allow the force to use the technology, which aims to rapidly identify criminals.

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