Dec 162021
 

Customs and Border Protection continues to protect our borders against… stuff. Much like the TSA struggles to catch any terrorists (or, indeed, any items actual terrorists might use) but still issues press releases crowing about the agency’s ability to identify and seize novelty items and the occasional gun someone decided not to check, the CBP is more than happy to point out how a system that relies on millions of facial images collected at ports of entry every so often stops someone from entering the country.

As of the end of 2020, CBP’s biometric systems installed all over the country had gathered 50 million facial images. This was all done in service of identifying fewer than 300…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20211205/16064548054/cbp-proudly-announces-facial-recognition-program-has-successfully-nailed-covid-scofflaw.shtml

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