Over about eight years, the American drug chain Rite Aid quietly added facial recognition systems to 200 stores across the U.S. in one of the largest rollouts of such technology among retailers in the country, investigation found
“Over about eight years, the American drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp quietly added facial recognition systems to 200 stores across the United States, in one of the largest rollouts of such technology among retailers in the country...” 😱
In the heart New York and metro Los Angeles, Rite Aid deployed facial recognition systems in largely lower-income, non-white neighborhoods, a analysis shows. For more than a year, it used the technology from a China-linked firm
Incredible investigation finding that Rite Aid: - Quietly rolled out facial recognition in its stores - Were 3x more likely to put cameras in neighborhoods with people of color - Used software from a Chinese firm
"Rite Aid installed facial recognition technology in largely lower-income, non-white neighborhoods...[including] a state-of-the-art system from a company with links to China and its authoritarian government." via
Over about 8 years, Rite Aid quietly added facial recognition systems in 200 US stores, largely in low income areas, claiming it was meant to deter theft ( / Reuters)
Rite Aid deployed facial recognition system in hundreds of U.S. stores
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Rite Aid deployed facial recognition systems in hundreds of U.S. stores.... then turned it off when journalists asked about it.
Rite Aid deployed facial recognition system in hundreds of U.S. stores
Rite Aid has been monitoring customers in 200 U.S. stores by using facial recognition technology.