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Survey: Americans Warming to Use of Facial Recognition

Posted by M. C. on January 8, 2019

Trade offs! – Sheeple!

If you use Eazy-Pass or live in a city with the right kind of intersection cameras they probably have your mug data banked already.

The same government that is analyzing your face can’t tell dog hair from human hair and lies about it in court.

By Frank Konkel,

Americans do not favor strict limits on facial recognition technology, according to a new national survey.

A growing number of Americans are OK with the facial recognition technology, especially if it increases public safety, according to a national survey released Monday.

Conducted on a national poll of 3,151 U.S. adults in December, the survey found only one in four Americans believe the federal government should strictly limit the use of facial biometrics technology.

The survey also indicates Americans are more likely to support any apparent tradeoff to their own privacy caused by facial recognition technology if it benefits law enforcement, reduces shoplifting or speeds up airport security lines.

Only 18 percent of those polled said they agreed with strict limitations on facial recognition tech if it comes at the expense of public safety, compared to 55 percent who disagreed with such limitations…

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