The Delicate Ethics Of Using Facial Recognition In Schools

By Tom Simonite and Gregory Barber, Wired.com -

A growing number of districts are deploying cameras and software to prevent attacks. But the systems are also used to monitor students—and adult critics. On a steamy evening in May, 9,000 people [...]

Congress Is Investigating The Military’s Use Of Facial Recognition

By Dave Gershgorn, Onezero.medium.com -

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform is officially investigating military and private-sector use of facial recognition, according to a letter sent to top military officials in June. The [...]

New Campaign Begins To Stop Facial Recognition

By BanFacialRecognition.com -

Groups representing 15 million+ people plan to flood local, state, and federal lawmakers with letters and calls as a bipartisan backlash to biometric surveillance reaches a boiling [...]

TSA Is Testing Face Recognition At Airport Security Checkpoints In Las Vegas Now

By Catie Keck, Gizmodo.com By Sinéad Baker, Businessinsider.com -

American Airlines has started using facial recognition technology on passengers at boarding gates, part of a growing industry trend that airlines and airports say will make travelling faster and [...]

Facial Recognition: Ten Reasons You Should Be Worried About The Technology

By Birgit Schippers, Theconversation.com -

Facial recognition technology is spreading fast. Already widespread in China, software that identifies people by comparing images of their faces against a database of records is now being adopted [...]

Detroit Police Commissioner Arrested For Questioning City’s Use Of Facial Recognition

By Staff, Fightforthefuture.org -

Last night, a police commissioner in Detroit was arrested for questioning the city’s use of facial recognition at a public hearing. Commissioner Willie Burton, who is black, was surrounded by [...]

With Federal Facial Recognition Regulation Stalled, Local Legislators Step In

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock. -

Unwilling to wait for federal regulations to develop, municipal leaders from California to Massachusetts to are pushing their own rules on the acquisition and use of facial recognition [...]

TSA Facial Recognition; Part Of Growing Biometric Surveillance System

By Michael Maharrey, activistpost.com -

By Michael Maharrey for Activist Post - The federal government plans to use a TSA program advertised as a way to avoid lines at airport security checkpoints to harvest photos and other biometric [...]

NYPD Sued Over Facial Recognition Program

By Ava Kofman, www.theintercept.com -

By Ava Kofman for the Intercept. Researchers at Georgetown University law school filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the New York City Police Department for the agency’s refusal to [...]

FBI Has Already Gathered Millions Of ‘Faceprints’ for Facial Recognition

By Derrick Broze, www.activistpost.com -

By Derrick Broze for Activist Post. A House Committee questioned Kimberly Del Greco, Deputy Assistant Director at the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, about why the bureau [...]

FBI Seeks To End Privacy Protections From Biometrics Database

By Jennifer Lynch, , www.eff.org -

By Jennifer Lynch for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Since 2008, the FBI has been assembling a massive database of biometric information on Americans. This database, called Next Generation [...]