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Rights Activists: Electronic Passport Gates May Make Child Trafficking Easier

Allowing children as young as 12 to use electronic passport gates at British airports would be a missed opportunity to identify victims of child trafficking, anti-trafficking campaigners said. The U.K. Home Office (interior ministry) has started a six-month trial of eGates, which use facial recognition technology, for children 12-17 years old at five major U.K. airports, including the country's biggest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick. The electronic gates, which can be used by any...

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