Read more: http://www.thewire.com/technology/2014/ ... es/371991/NSA Is Collecting Millions of Web Images for Facial Recognition Databases
In a move that should surprise no one, anywhere, ever, the National Security Agency (you know, that government force in charge of spying on people to keep Americans safe) is working to develop facial recognition programs, using the millions images they harvest through regular surveillance.
According to a report in The New York Times, the NSA is working on creating facial recognition software that can process images from digital communications, such as emails, text messages and video conferences that it already intercepts. The project has been in the works for four years.
Is the information age unleashing the Panopticon or unlocking the Doors of Perception?
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