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Submission + - YouTube Launches Face Blur Tool To Protect Protesters (techweekeurope.co.uk)

judgecorp writes: "YouTube has added a tool which automatically detects and anonymises faces in uploaded videos. YouTube parent Google says it is intended to allow dissidents in places like Syria to share videos without risking reprisals form the government — but it warned that this is not an exact science, so users should check videos through before making them public."
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YouTube Launches Face Blur Tool To Protect Protesters

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