Project Panoptic has partnered with Amnesty International & Article 19 to launch #BanTheScan in India

On November 10, 2021, Project Panoptic, partnering with Amnesty International and Article 19 launched the India edition of their global #BanTheScan campaign for Hyderabad. The city - one of the most surveilled cities in the world - has begun construction of an ominous ‘Command and Control Centre’ (CCC), intended to connect the state's vast facial recognition-capable CCTV infrastructure in real time. In addition, Project Panoptic has found that Telangana state has the highest number of facial recognition technology (FRT) projects in India.

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