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Government clarifies security arrangements at Central Government Offices
     In response to media enquires arising from a news article on security arrangements at the Central Government Offices (CGO) today (July 20), a Government spokesman said that maintenance works were carried out at CGO to repair the security equipment (including CCTV) which was damaged on July 1. Such works had been carried out in accordance with established procedures. The CCTV cameras in question have no face recognition function. Neither do they have any audio function, whether built-in or externally intalled.

     As regards the face detection function, it is a common function for CCTV systems. Such face detection function has however not been activated in the CCTV cameras in question.
Ends/Saturday, July 20, 2019
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