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Russian Activist Fights Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Expand Lawyer Alyona Popova speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. © AP Photo/Vladimir Kondrashev Russian women’s rights activist Alyona Popova has filed a lawsuit against the Moscow city government, claiming its use of video with facial recognition technology violates privacy rights. The lawsuit, filed in early October 2019, says the system processes citizens’ biometric data without their written consent violating Russia’s law on personal data and the right to privacy guaranteed in the Russian constitution. A hearing is scheduled for October 21. Popova was…

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