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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Law - "How a New Police Tool for Face Recognition Works"

Emily Steel reports today in a WSJ technology blog entry that begins:

Police forces across the country are planning to start using new mobile technology later this year that can identify suspects and instantly reveal their criminal history based on a picture of their face or iris, the colored portion of an eye.
Another WSJ story ($$$) points out the obvious legal issues involving privacy and civil liberties.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on July 13, 2011 10:41 AM
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