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 December 3, 2018  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From Papers, Please! via Joe Cadillic:

The Department of Homeland Security has posted the latest update to a series of Privacy Impact Assessmentsattempting to whitewash the invasions of privacy and human rights inherent in a comprehensive system of automated facial identification of travelers.

The latest PIA reveals more than the DHS has previously admitted about the nature and scope of its planned use of automated facial ID technology.

The DHS plans to use image data aggregated from commercial surveillance systems operated by airlines and airports, as well as DHS cameras, including non-obvious cameras, to identify air travelers (including both domestic and international travelers), international ferry and cruise passengers, and travelers crossing US land borders in vehicles or on foot.

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