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Walking around without being constantly identified by AI could soon be a thing of the past, legal experts have warned.

The use of facial recognition software could signal the end of civil liberties if the law doesn't change as quickly as advancements in technology, they say.

Software already being trialled around the world could soon be adopted by companies and governments to constantly track you wherever you go.

Shop owners are already using facial recognition to track shoplifters and could soon be sharing information across a broad network of databases, potentially globally.

Previous research has found that the technology isn't always accurate, mistakenly identifying women and individuals with darker shades of skin as the wrong people.

If these predictions come to pass, that could mean your identity being confused with that of a criminal, barring you from shops and other buildings.

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Category: Science