Apr 192017
 
 April 19, 2017  Surveillance, U.S.  Add comments

AJ Dellinger reports:

The Donald Trump administration is planning to expand the use of biometric facial recognition systems at airports around the United States.

News of the expansion comes from U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Larry Panetta, who spoke about adoption of facial recognition technology at the Border Security Expo.

“We currently have everyone’s photo, so we don’t need to do any sort of enrollment,” Panetta said. “We have access to the Department of State records so we have photos of US Citizens, we have visa photos, we have photos of people when they cross into the US and their biometrics are captured into [Department of Homeland Security database] IDENT.”

Read more on IBT.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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