How CCTV literally changes your mind


How CCTV literally changes your mind

Privacy is the main concern around facial recognition, but can constant observation also change the way we think?

Micahel Cogley

Last month, a navy van sat on a footpath in London’s Oxford Circus adorned with cameras pointing in each direction.

This was no Google Street View car spinning through the streets; it was the latest trial of the Met Police’s hugely controversial facial recognition kit.

Privacy concerns around its deployment have long been documented but a less-covered aspect is the psychological impact being watched has on us...

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