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Facial Recognition Software Takes One Glance at You and Brings Up Your Facebook Profile
Worried about privacy on the Internet? It may be even worse than you thought — with rapidly improving face recognition...
Anti-Fraud Facial Recognition System Revokes the Wrong Person’s License
A Massachusetts man found himself trying to prove his identity this spring after a facial recognition system pegged his driver’s...
Amid Privacy Fears, Police Across the Nation Will Roll Out Face-Recognizing iPhone Tech This Year
A controversial piece of facial recognition technology (and a PopSci “Best of What’s New 2010” alum) is rolling out in...
Facial Recognition Cameras in Bars Analyze Where The Party’s At
Finally, facial recognition technology is trickling down to the little people in a way that is absolutely meaningful. Never mind...
Point/Counterpoint: Internet IDs Are a Terrible Idea
Internet IDs will be ineffective, risky, and won't address the root of our real problems with online security
Point/Counterpoint: We Need a System of Internet IDs
It'll save us money and provide secure (yet optional) ways to do our online banking, healthcare, and taxes
Your iPhone Keeps a Secret Log of Everywhere You Go, Security Experts Find
No other phone stores this information in this way
Google Plans Facial Recognition App That Can Pull Up Personal Data When It Sees A Face (Updated)
It was only a matter of time, and that time is fast approaching: Google is incubating a mobile app that...
Video: Professor Surgically Installs Camera In Head, Starts Tracking the World Behind Him
The New York University professor who planned to implant a camera in his head has finally done it. About a...
German Vandals Throw Eggs At Houses That Opt Out Of Google Street View
"Google's cool," privacy not so much