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Police body cameras at protests raise privacy concerns

They were supposed to add accountability to the police. But critics say they’re backfiring and could cause a chilling effect on free speech at protests.

Protesters have long been worried about surveillance at demonstrations, the latest twist being police use of technology like facial recognition and social media monitoring to identify people in crowds. Using body cameras as surveillance tools at protests threaten people’s privacy and could have a chilling effect on free speech.

Full article: Police body cameras at protests raise privacy concerns – CNET

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