Last week the New York Times revealed that an Australian startup had developed an alarming facial recognition app that's being used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and Canada. While the app isn't public, that doesn't rule out the potential for other agencies to be using it. As it turns out, the Australia Federal Police (AFP) apparently isn't one of them.
An Australian startup has developed an app that can identify your name and address with a single photo. It's already being used by U.S. law enforcement despite a lack of regulation and independent testing.
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