Jul 202011
 
 July 20, 2011  Featured News, Surveillance

Zach Howard reports:

Dozens of police departments nationwide are gearing up to use a tech company’s already controversial iris- and facial-scanning device that slides over an iPhone and helps identify a person or track criminal suspects.

The so-called “biometric” technology, which seems to take a page from TV shows like “MI-5” or “CSI,” could improve speed and accuracy in some routine police work in the field. However, its use has set off alarms with some who are concerned about possible civil liberties and privacy issues.

Read more on Reuters.

Yeah, what could possibly go wrong or be abused, right?

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