London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition

Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software...

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition

Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTV

The mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software in its CCTV systems is legal.

Sadiq Khan said he wanted to express his concern a day after the property company behind the 27-hectare (67-acre) central London site admitted it was using the technology “in the interests of public safety”.

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