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SMILE’ – U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport.

SMILE’ – U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport.

By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Spying

Gearing up for the mark of the Beast

The next time you come back from overseas and flash your American passport at Washington, DC’s Dulles airport, customs officers might take a picture of you and use facial recognition technology to figure out if you really are who you say you are. On March 11, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) quietly rolled out a new facial recognition pilot program to help custom officers catch “imposters,” or people using a passport that isn’t theirs, an agency spokesperson confirmed to Motherboard on Wednesday. Read Full Article