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.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/project-panoptic-has-partnered-with-amnesty-international-article-19-to-launch-banthescan-in-india/