The Government's main law enforcement witness disavowed facial recognition as he would any evidence inconsistent with guilt, testifying under oath in federal court that he "knew nothing about facial recognition," I'd have had no quibble with his sworn statement had he simply stopped speaking after the word nothing, but his knowledge of facial recognition was established in his written reports indicating something of a slavish devotion to the infallibility of the software.
|Did Vermeer use Facial Recognition?|
Under fire from European regulators concerned about privacy rights Facebook today suspended its facial recognition software in Europe. Facebook has millions of photographs of individuals and Facebook's software can burrow deep thru the photos in search of identification markers. The software can also be used for photos taken from videos. Americans should demand that facial recognition be limited by criminal laws with punishments if private companies fail in safeguarding our privacy rights.
Privacy is evaporating as eavesdropping by electronic surveillance becomes a way of life in America and Europe.
All of us are subject to having our photos taken in public places and private places sometimes with our knowledge and approval and sometimes without our knowledge or with our disapproval such as videos taken from inappropriate police surveillance of stores and thanks to the Mayor of Tampa even secret surveillance videos while walking in Tampa. Criminal laws that apply to electronic surveillance should be modified to prohibit use of facial recognition.
While avoiding Tampa your Clearwater Criminal Lawyer will search for a right not enumerated in the constitution, yet distinctly American - the right to remain anonymous, even as I type.