Not too long ago, this was the stuff of science fiction, but flying robotic devices equipped with facial recognition technology and mobile phone interception kit are increasingly commonplace.
was that this includes
law enforcement uses which may be, for instance, search and rescue, disaster response, border control/protection, civil protection, aerial surveillance, traffic monitoring, observation and pursuit of criminal suspects, or observation of civil unrest
Conflating law enforcement and disaster response like this seems problematic. That’s why I’m interested. We do discuss some aspects of the regulatory and policy innovation pursued in tis area in this article ‘Don’t Drone? Negotiating Ethics of RPAS in Emergency Response‘. But this is very much work in progress … Any comments/leads would be very welcome!
https://epic.org/privacy/facerecognition/ EPIC’s always useful!