Game on Biometric Mass Surveillance Released Today
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Brussels, 16/07/2021 – Today, the European Pirates and the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament launched the social impact video game ‘The Biometric Outrun’ to raise awareness of the urgent need to ban facial recognition and other types of biometric surveillance in public spaces. The entertaining yet informative app is available for Android and Apple…

cross-posted from: https://sopuli.xyz/post/13631

A game that raises attention to biometric mass surveillance:

The European Pirates and the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament launched the social impact video game ‘The Biometric Outrun’[. In this game] players must escape facial recognition technology while navigating through three different levels of camera systems in public places. Whether gamers are able to complete the game depends on their ability to collect information on the current state of the debate on banning biometric mass surveillance.

Play the game here:

@ClosedGL
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Remember to wear a ski-mask and stay 60 feet apart from FR cameras

@OstoNang@sopuli.xyz
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Or remember to sign the petition here

@yxzi
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lol the game sucks, but it’s absolutely intense in trying to bring the message across

@OstoNang@sopuli.xyz
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Yeah the game isn’t the best but it’s clearly cool to see this kind of initiative to spread awareness

10_0
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this seems interesting in the game on steam?

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No, it’s only on web, IOS and Android. It’s a really short game (~3-4min maximum) so steam isn’t really good for this case I guess. The main goal is to raise awareness about the subject while being a bit entertaining for people who might find it abstract/complicated.

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