If it were a dog, it would be put down
Greater Manchester Police whistleblowers say the force’s £27 million new computer system is rubbish, with several claiming someone could die as a result of its shortcomings.
More than 80 percent inaccurate
Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as suspects were innocent, according to an independent report.
Biometrics are the same as a password
A US judge has ruled that US cops can’t force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger any more than they can demand a password.
You can’t afford them
Coppers have been told not to look at suspects iPhones so that they can be unlocked at a later date.
Sets up access system
Fruity cargo cult Apple appears to have partly surrendered on fighting US coppers over its right to protect criminals and terrorists.
It can also plan ambushes
Ford has developed a patent for a police car that issues tickets without even pulling you over and an use AI to find good hiding spots to catch traffic violators.
Looking for thugs
It what is a little scary for the concept of privacy, UK coppers are scanning the faces of football fans who are turning up at the UEFA Champions League on 3 June.
Sat nav based system
UK coppers might get a satnav-style system which will predict where a fugitive will head before they have worked it out themselves.
What could possibly go wrong?
The Chinese National Defense University has been showing off its first police robot which looks a lot like one of Dr Who’s Daleks with its plunger taken away.
It is just not what you think
The Fruity cargo cult Apple is getting a pat on the back from privacy people for its stand against helping the US cops with their inquiries, however what is being missed from the story is that outfit already allows coppers access to its iOS operating system.