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FBI Facial Recognition Documents

As the FBI is rushing to build a “bigger, faster and better” biometrics database, it’s also dragging its feet in releasing information related to the program’s impact on the American public. In response, EFF has filed a lawsuit to compel the FBI to produce records to satisfy three outstanding Freedom of Information Act requests submitted to shine light on the program and its face-recognition components.  

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