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Department of Commerce mulls privacy protections for commercial use of facial recognition technology

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December 12, 2013

Department of Commerce mulls privacy protections for commercial use of facial recognition technology

Facial-recognition technology automatically identifies a person based on a digital image of a still frame from a video source. Often, the use of such technology involves comparing the source image to a database that could potentially contain millions of image records. “It’s like saying here is a person who I don’t know. I’m going to figure out who it is [with the image],” Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney Lee Tien told VentureBeat.

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