Doug

You say: “let’s go to war on surveillance-based advertising.”

You’ll like this item from Private Eye:
Faking Hell: https://www.private-eye.co.uk/issue-1507/news

Here’s a some selected inks on the topic of resisting surveillance by facial recognition:

Local government regulation (in US)
https://gizmodo.com/berkeley-becomes-fourth-u-s-city-to-ban-face-recogniti-1839087651

No signs in media of similar action in the UK or Europe yet (surprise!) but this is promising:
https://europeansting.com/2019/10/19/how-the-california-effect-could-shape-a-global-approach-to-ethical-ai/

Adversarial camouflage one way to go:
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/04/19/defense_against_the_darknet_or_how_to_accessorize_to_defeat_surveillance/
https://bigthink.com/technology-innovation/facial-recognition

And then of course, there’s broader campaigning:
https://www.libertyhumanrights.org.uk/resist-facial-recognition
https://bigbrotherwatch.org.uk/