facial recognition tool works in darkness - bbc news


source: David Amerland Shared publicly  -  1:00 PM

Now, for the not so cool news: facial recognition employed as an overt or covert technology is about as intrusive as you can get. Currently there are no laws regarding safeguards or regulating its use and as it is going to be deployed more and more, as a security measure in devices we use, there is no debate on what happens to the data that is captured that way. This is a conversation that really needs to happen, and soon. 

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source: Seth Russell 4:05 PM

Well assuming that the camera has been allowed into a space, whatever it sees is exclusive a matter of technology and should not be construed as an invasion of privacy.  i think that whenever imaging technology takes a leap forward people have this knee jerk response that is "not good news"l.  There is a polarity between a person's right not to be seen and the rights of others to see whatever they can see.  I walk in the mall ... i can see you, your expression, what you are doing, who you are with, that is my right to see,  if you don't want to be seen, don't come into the public places.  I am not invading your privacy when i look at you.  So, sorry you got embarassed by me seeing you. 
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