Privacy

Did YOU fall for it? Privacy watchdogs warn selfie lovers that Google’s “art doppelganger” app isn’t just for fun – they are building facial recognition database

Source: Privacy Watch August 2, 2018 by David Williams People love taking pictures. Whether it’s of food, places, their pets, and especially themselves, most people just can’t help but press the shutter button on cameras and capture images that they’ll review once or twice later but inevitably forget about. The …

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Biometrics

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 …

Surveillance State

Facial recognition toll booths identify drivers and passengers, notify police within seconds

Source: MassPrivateI July 24, 2018 by mapi The state of New York is using facial recognition cameras to identify drivers and passengers at toll booths. A recent article in the New York Post revealed that toll booths use facial recognition to identify everyone. “We are now moving to facial-recognition technology, …

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Surveillance State

LPGA’s facial recognition “hospitality program” to be used to convince fans that everyone is a potential terrorist

Source: MassPrivateI July 17, 2018 by mapi Golf fans will be happy to know that the LPGA considers every fan a potential terrorist. Last week an article in Sport Techie revealed that the LPGA is using NEC’s biometric NeoFace facial recognition technology to identify every fan. Why would the LPGA use …

DHS

HART: Homeland Security’s Massive New Database Will Include Face Recognition, DNA, and Peoples’ “Non-Obvious Relationships”

Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation June 7, 2018 By Jennifer Lynch So why do we know so little about it? The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is quietly building what will likely become the largest database of biometric and biographic data on citizens and foreigners in the United States. The …

Surveillance State

Jeff Bezos goes full Orwellian with creepy facial recognition and tracking tech; ACLU urges ban

Source: PrivacyWatch May 29, 2018 by Ethan Huff Get ready for more police state invasion into your personal privacy, compliments of globalist technocrat Jeff Bezos and his multinational Amazon empire. New reports explain that the online retail giant has now begun marketing a new facial recognition software to police departments …

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Businesses will use facial biometrics to create their own watch lists

Source: MassPrivateI May 1, 2018 by mapi All across the country businesses are being encouraged to use facial recognition to identify everyone. Companies like DeepCam, have been been secretly working for three years, to create a facial recognition customer watch list system. “After three years in stealth mode, DeepCam has released Retail by …

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New surveillance camera software allows law enforcement to identify groups of people in real-time

Source: MassPrivateI April 5, 2018 by mapi Imagine walking down a public street on your way to dinner with your family, now imagine police knowing exactly who you are and the names and ages of every family member. But wait it gets worse, because the surveillance doesn’t stop there. Once …

Surveillance State

Police facial recognition smartphones will be used to create secret watchlists

Source: MassPrivateI March 22, 2018 mapi A company called Dataworks Plus has developed a portable facial and fingerprint biometric scanner for law enforcement. The ‘Evolution’ is a portable facial and fingerprint smartphone that police can use to identify everyone. “It is multi-modal and can capture fingerprint and facial images and …