FBI recognition program now operational

This is one of those computing technologies that is inevitably going to be developed and deployed to some degree, and the question of how oppressive the final result is will depend entirely upon how widespread the use becomes. If the technology is limited to identifying people arrested on other evidence, no problem; if it is used to identify (or attempt to identify) everyone a police officer sees or interacts with, using a dashcam or wearable bodycam as an input source, it could be a nightmare.

This entry was published Wed Sep 17 11:43:28 CDT 2014 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2014-09-16 16:31:21.0. [Tweet]

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