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'So Overboard It Should Be Illegal': Use of Facial Recognition in Airports Draws AngerA boarding technology for travelers using JetBlue is causing controversy due to a social media thread on the airline's use of facial recognition. Last week, traveler MacKenzie Fegan described her experience with the biometric technology in a social media post that got the attention of JetBlue's official Twitter account. (www.commondreams.org) More...
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JL Sud - Since you've just joined this website, I'd like to help you out by explaining its purpose. Most who gather here are connected in some way with aerospace and we like to share insights, experiences and theories concerning events occurring in the industry. What it isn't, is people joining to rid themselves of their teenage angst and rather than sharing knowledge and expertise, appear to get pleasure from demeaning comments, hurling childish insults and assuming they are superior to other's comments. That sort of thing isn't received very well. Just trying to help out and make your experience here a positive one.
Not a good technology... If companies and/or the government has access to it, they will abuse it.
Hey tech geeks. The question is not about what is possible. The question is about consent. Some may not want to be digitized and may reasonably expect to NOT being opted in.
If this is working then it means your government already has your face ID, maybe take it up with your senator about why your consent was not given? Me, I'm just glad another extreme level of hardness against terrorism is in place.
I'm glad I'm not the only one who wants no part of this technology!!!
Frankly, I’m more worried about the systems being hacked. The data in the database contains everything needed to identify you and could be used for all manner of illegal deeds. Nobody can tell me that it cannot be hacked.