Smarter city or city under surveillance?
You partied hard at Boston Calling and there's facial recognition data to prove it
“They’re asserting a general police power to capture anybody’s image and process it for law enforcement purposes just in case they later turn out to be guilty of something. That’s not OK.”
Boston Calling attendees didn’t know they were all unwitting test subjects for a sophisticated new event monitoring platform. We’re not talking about old school black and white surveillance cameras. More like technology that analyzes every passerby for height, clothing, and skin color.