Many countries oppose the use of face recognition or facial recognition technology for privacy reasons. However, Russia’s position is somewhat different in this regard. A Moscow court has ruled that the city government’s use of face recognition technology is not a violation of citizens’ privacy.
Earlier, social workers hoped that the court would ban the use of this technology.
In 2019, the technology was launched in Moscow throughout the city. The system cost 3.3 billion rubles, or $ 50 million