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 July 13, 2016  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Right. Because whenever I piloted my research, I always got a sample size of 430,000.

Colin Lecher and Russell Brandom report:

As a modestly sized department — policing 2 million citizens with just over 1,800 sworn officers — the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department doesn’t seem like it would be on the cutting edge of surveillance technology. But the department has quietly become one of the most productive nodes in a nationwide iris-scanning project, collecting iris data from at least 200,000 arrestees over the last two and a half years, according to documents obtained by The Verge. In the early months of 2016, the department was collecting an average of 189 iris scans each day.

Read more on The Verge.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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