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Waldo Photos claims it is “fun to use facial recognition” at summer camps

Source: MassPrivateI August 2, 2018 by mapi There is nothing and I mean nothing that can justify using facial recognition to spy on kids at summer camps. But don’t take my word for it. Leave it to the great American police state and Waldo Photos to make it “fun to …

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Amazon’s Facial “Rekognition” Mismatches 28 Lawmakers With Criminals

Image credit Source: Activist Post July 26, 2018 By Aaron Kesel The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California tested Amazon’s facial Rekognition software and the program erroneously and hilariously identified 28 members of Congress as people who have been arrested for crimes. According to Jake Snow, an ACLU attorney, the ACLU …

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Congress Quietly Pushing Bill to Require National Biometric ID for ‘ALL Americans’

Source: The Free Thought Project January 22, 2018 By Matt Agorist Earlier this month,  Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA-6] introduced H.R.4760 – Securing America’s Future Act of 2018, a sweeping bill that entails everything from Education and the Workforce to Homeland Security to the military. Also, tucked away in this 400-page behemoth …

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Arizona Citizens Tracked In Facial Recognition Database In First Step For REAL ID Implementation

Source: Activist Post November 4, 2017 By Aaron Kesel Arizona citizens are now in a government database that uses facial recognition technology to track them simply for getting a driver’s license. This allows federal and local law enforcement to use the “perpetual lineup” of suspects not accused of a crime to …

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Police are Using DNA Mugshots to Arrest Innocent People

Source: New Paradigm by MassPrivateI A recent Washington Times article, boasts that Texas law enforcement used predictive DNA imaging or ‘Phenotyping’ to guess what a suspect’s physical characteristics might be. This is not a joke, this is actually happening in police departments across the country. Parabon Nanolabs, claims their new analysis service can accurately predict …

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TSA Plans to Use Facial Recognition to Track Americans in US Airports

Source: ANTIMEDIA November 10, 2017 Written by Carey Wedler The TSA is moving forward with plans to gradually implement facial recognition and other biometric data into screenings at the airport. The agency began testing out the methods, which also include iris scans and fingerprints, on enrollees in their PreCheck program …

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35 False Matches and 1 Erroneous Arrest As Police Secretly Test Facial Recognition Technology

Source: Activist post September 7, 2017 By Nicholas West All things biometric are sweeping across the world at warp speed now, from security on planes and trains to check-ins at conferences and events, banking systems, etc. But the use of facial recognition tech in policing is being touted as the …

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Sheriffs Along the U.S. Border Helping Build Biometric Police State

Source: Activist Post August 31, 2017 By Derrick Broze The American Civil Liberties Union has filed open records requests with all the sheriffs along the U.S.-Mexico border in search of information about iris-scanning technology. Yesterday we reported that the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have announced …

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Mobile Biometric Driver’s Licenses Coming to a State Near You

Source: Activist Post By MassPrivateI MorphoTrust (MT) is trying to convince motorists that mobile biometric driver’s licenses (MDL) are a good thing. Two years ago MT convinced the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) to pilot their mobile driver’s license program. MT wants you to download an image of your driver’s …

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Facial Recognition ID Begins to Spread from Planes to Trains

Source: Activist Post By Nicholas West The march continues to accelerate toward a future of biometric ID for all travel. Regular readers might know that over the past several months I’ve been covering some disturbing developments at airports in the U.S. and internationally that seem to show an acceleration of …