His work focuses on civil liberties, police powers and surveillance technologies. Chris works for the civil liberties monitoring organization Statewatch and has written for Politico Europe, EUobserver, OpenDemocracy and Público.

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Chris Jones
Civil liberties, police powers and surveillance technologies
United Kingdom

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BRUSSELS - This investigation seeks to uncover the state of facial recognition technology in Europe. The journalists obtained leaked internal European Union documents that reveal law enforcement is lobbying to create a network of national police facial recognition databases.