May 182014
 May 18, 2014  Posted by  Surveillance

Natasha Singer reports that Joseph Atick, a pioneer in facial recognition technology, has concerns:

Once he was safely out of earshot, however, he worried aloud about what he was seeing. What were those companies’ policies for retaining and reusing consumers’ facial data? Could they identify individuals without their explicit consent? Were they running face-matching queries for government agencies on the side?

Now an industry consultant, Dr. Atick finds himself in a delicate position.

Read more on the NY Times.

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