May 2007: The ability to establish quick identities will 'turbocharge video surveillance,' ACLU privacy expert Jay Stanley warns. 'It turns 'dumb' camera lenses into 'smart' observers that not only capture images but attach an identity to the image. That could increase the attractiveness of surveillance cameras.'http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2007-05-10-facial-recognition-terrorism_N.htm
Role Name Type Last Updated Organization Executive (past or present) American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Organization Oct 6, 2005
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: May 10, 2007 Face recognition next in terror fight
QUOTE: Homeland Security leaders are exploring futuristic and possibly privacy-invading technology aimed at finding terrorists and criminals by using digital surveillance photos that analyze facial characteristics.
USA TODAY Aug 22, 2006 Officials Seek Broader Access to Airline Data
QUOTE: United States and European authorities, looking for more tools to detect terrorist plots, want to expand the screening of international airline passengers by digging deep into a vast repository of airline itineraries, personal information and payment data.
New York Times Mar 03, 2003 Is Your Television Watching You?
QUOTE: Could the federal government find out what you're watching on TV? Even if you're not the subject of a criminal investigation?
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