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The Great American Dragnet: Over 200 Million People Are in the Facial Recognition Database

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By Daisy Luther You are probably participating in the facial recognition database whether you want to or not. Most likely, your visage is there to be easily identified, without your consent, even if you’ve never committed a crime. Using the vague criteria of ‘law enforcement purposes’, the United States has more than 200 million Americans filed away in various facial recognition databases.  If you have a driver’s license or any other government photo ID, your face is probably one of them. The Washington Post reports: Law enforcement use of such facial searches is blurring the traditional boundaries between criminal and

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