The Google maps image shows a short man in a shirt talking to a vegetable shop clerk. At first glance, nothing remarkable: we see a provincial town, a small part of which was caught in the camera lens. At the same time, an inconspicuous shot captures the former head of a mafia group, who for 20 years hid from prosecution. Thanks to this image, the police were able to locate the suspect.
This case is a clear demonstration of how vulnerable you can be. Your geolocation could potentially be set using tools outside of your control.
In addition, recognition technology cannot guarantee a 100% result, so there is the potential for error. Under these circumstances, should you trust a system that can mistake a law-abiding citizen for a criminal?
Failures in the recognition system are known. They are referred to in foreign sources as false positive identification. This concept includes all those cases in which there is a possibility of erroneous facial recognition. For the second, Russian case, let's take a closer look at this topic.
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