NSA Is Collecting Millions of Images for Facial Recognition

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NSA Is Collecting Millions of Images for Facial Recognition

Post by Gutenberg » Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:37 pm

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.
Read more: http://www.thewire.com/technology/2014/ ... es/371991/

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