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Facial Recognition Technology: What Is It Used For?

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New York Times reporter Natasha Singer looks at facial recognition technology, and whether consumers should be able to decide who uses their biometric data. Her article “When No One Is Just a Face in the Crowd” appeared in the New York Times February 1.

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Natasha Singer

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Comments [2]

Amy from Manhattan

Great, so they deleted Ms. Singer's hand scan. Did they stop *doing* hand scans, or start informing people before doing the scans?

Feb. 18 2014 01:57 PM
robert

I just read article in Scientific American (I think) about gathering biological information from population (face recognition, iris scan, DNA), and I was wondering what NSA, corporations or even criminals can use the scan of my eyes for, other than in some investigation I would be a suspect? especially iris scans.

Feb. 18 2014 12:54 PM

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