Is AI-Driven Surveillance Beneficial and what are its Implications on Privacy?
AI surveillance’s ability to monitor and process every frame 24/7, allowing persistent monitoring, gives rise to concerns of a big-brother style mass surveillance and masses’ control. Further, collecting information such as personal shopping history raises important privacy issues that need an adequate and urgent address. As such, the government and all stakeholders alike must work in tandem to ensure that a colossal infringement of the right to privacy does not happen.
Otherwise, if explicit laws and ethical guidelines to control surveillance are not established, the world will head to digital authoritarianism, a fete impossible to come out.
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