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The perpetual lineup: Half of US adults in a face-recognition database

In this virtual lineup, you're scanned despite not being suspected of a crime.
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Half of American adults appear in facial recognition databases — and police are using them with almost no oversight

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A coalition of civil liberties groups are calling for a Department of Justice investigation into police facial recognition databases, after a damning report released Tuesday found that roughly half of American adults appear in the u...

Your Face Is Probably In A Police Facial Recognition Database

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Huffington Post Voices News

WASHINGTON ? Over 117 million American adults are included in facial recognition databases used by law enforcement agencies, according to a new study from Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology. “The Perpetual Line Up” fo...

Half of all U.S. adults are in face-recognition databases, and Black people more likely to be targeted

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“One in two American adults is in a law enforcement face recognition network.” “The Perpetual Lineup” report out today from a Georgetown University thinktank makes a compelling case for greater oversight of police facial-recognition...

Half of US Adults Are Part of Growing Police Database

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About half of US adults—more than 117 million people—are part of a "virtual, perpetual lineup" thanks to the increasing and unregulated use of facial recognition technology by the country's law enforcement agencies, according to a r...

Facial recognition out of control? Half of US adults have their faces on police databases

Technology / Security : ZDnet: Security

Facial-recognition databases used by the FBI and state police hold images of 117 million US adults, according to new research.


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