facial recognition

Read our response to the Niti Aayog's draft discussion paper on facial recognition technology

In our response, we highlight certain policy and implementation issues that will arise from the use of facial recognition technology and suggest recommendations to resolve these issues.

#PrivacyofthePeople: The boom of facial recognition technology in private spaces

The unregulated use of facial recognition by private actors in India is increasing for the sake of convenience. Read this post to understand why sacrificing privacy for convenience is harmful in the long run.

Delhi Police's claims that FRT is accurate with a 80% match are 100% scary

RTI responses reveal that the Delhi Police is treating 80% accurate FRT matches as positive results. Read our analysis on how this will lead to severe rights violations.

CIC directs Delhi Police to respond afresh to IFF's RTIs seeking information on use of FRT in policing

Second Appeals before CIC in three RTIs before Delhi Police seeking information on their use of FRT were heard on 29.06.22. Delhi Police were directed by CIC to respond afresh to the RTIs, in compliance with the RTI Act.