Facial recognition wielded in India to enforce COVID policy


              Hyderabad City Police Commissioner C.V. Anand, a staunch defender of the department's massive surveillance capabilities, speaks during an interview in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, April 23, 2022. Anand says their new command center, inaugurated in August, encourages using technologies across government departments, not just police. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
            
              The Telangana Police Command and Control Center is seen in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. The city has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years on patrol vehicles, CCTV cameras, facial recognition and geo-tracking applications, among other technologies. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
            
              Employees work at the Facial Recognition Unit at the Hyderabad Police Headquarters in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, April 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Facial recognition wielded in India to enforce COVID policy