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Instant facial recognition tech a two-edged sword

EFF IN THE NEWS
November 30, 2012

Although it isn't much different from retailers pulling personal shopping information from credit cards, the added feature of having a face instantly attached to that data is worrisome, said Jennifer Lynch, a lawyer with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

"I see no reason for retail to know everything about us," Lynch said. "People who show their face in public aren't thinking about how their image is being stored or connected with other data."

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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