The odds are you are not just a face in the crowd any longer. Even if your picture isn’t plastered all over social networking and photo-sharing sites, facial recognition technology in public places is making it harder if not impossible to remain anonymous. Lesley Stahl reports on the new ways this technology is being used that even has one of its inventors calling it too intrusive. Her 60 Minutes report will be broadcast Sunday, May 19 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more on 60 Minutes. The segment features research and a demonstration by Alessandro Acquisti. I’m really delighted to see this as I think this segment may really help to inform the public and members of Congress. I look forward to watching the show.
Thanks to Joe Cadillic for the link.