Musicians drawing the line at facial recognition

Plans by Ticketmaster to use facial recognition as an alternative to physical or digital tickets for events have been met with a serious backlash from leading performers

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
12th September, 2019
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Plans by Ticketmaster to use facial recognition as an alternative to physical or digital tickets for events have been met with a serious backlash from leading performers. Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine is part of a growing number of musicians who see the use of the technology as a significant threat to music fans.

Morello has joined a campaign led by digital rights group Fight for the Future to get Ticketmaster to reconsider...

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