Police facial recognition databases may include you

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When police need participants in lineups to help victims of crime identify suspects, they have to ask permission. Not any more. Now, with facial recognition technology, they don’t have to ask. Pictures of almost half of all American adults are now in their files. That could mean you.

Photo courtesy of Gene Hunt.


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