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Texas School District Considers Facial Recognition for Campus Security

A Texas school district hopes to incorporate facial recognition technology and tracking software into its current security suite. This decision comes in response to the deadly high school shootings that happened in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, earlier this year.

Facial recognition is used by many technology companies, but activists say Amazon's system could lead to dangerous surveillance powers for law enforcement

New York State Has Quietly Begun Facial Recognition Scans at Toll Booths

The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has revealed that facial recognition systems are already scanning drivers’ faces in New York City and putting their photos into databases. The state is even “experimenting” with technology to identify people just by pictures of their ear.

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Ticketmaster Wants to Replace Your Tickets with Your Face

Event ticketing giant Ticketmaster has partnered with a facial recognition software developer in an effort to create a concert experience that doesn’t require a physical or digital ticket at all — just your face.

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Researchers Develop ‘Fake News’ AI Video Generator

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new video creation method utilizing A.I., allowing them to create videos showing politicians and public figures saying things that they never actually said.

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FBI Seeks to Exempt Massive Biometric Database from Privacy Laws

The FBI’s Next Generation Identification System is the largest biometric database ever assembled, a billion-dollar system containing information on over 52 million people, many of them never subjected to a criminal investigation. The FBI has proposed exempting this massive database from the U.S. Privacy Act, which means citizens would not be told their information was included in NGIS or given an opportunity to correct any errors their files might contain.

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Facial Recognition ‘Biometrics’ Coming to California School District

A California school district is about to launch a first-of-its-kind facial recognition pilot program for K-6 aged children. Select San Diego area elementary school children will log into their iPads through a biometric system that is being pitched as a time saver because youngsters will not have to learn or remember manual online passwords anymore.