Facial recognition : As airports in India start using the technology, how will it be regulated ?
While Indians have the right to privacy, there is still no law to protect their data from misuse. Since July 1, passengers at Hyderabad airport have had the option of using their face as their “boarding card” as facial recognition technology trials were launched. But the roll-out of this new technology, which promises “hassle-free and paperless” journeys, has raised questions about whether the data it collects will be given to private companies and what it means for passengers’ privacy. (...)