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 November 1, 2019  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Kate Cox reports:

The use of facial recognition has spread from photo albums and social media to airports, doorbells, schools, and law enforcement. Now, the American Civil Liberties Union wants top US agencies to share records detailing what face data they’re collecting and what they’re doing with it.

The ACLU in January submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the Department of Justice, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the FBI seeking records relating to the agencies’ “use of face recognition programs and other biometric identification and tracking technology.” Almost 10 months later, the ACLU has received no response. And so the organization today filed suit against all three agencies, seeking the records.

Read more on Ars Technica.

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