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[–]magnora7 5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 0 fun6 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

So Customs and Border Control has a face-matching service, that includes everyone in the US, they rent out to companies like JetBlue? Creepy as fuck

[–]Drewski 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Yeah... forget the scanner, how do we opt out of this?

[–]Mnemonic[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

https://www.wbur.org/bostonomix/2017/06/21/jetblue-facial-recognition-pilot A bit more background on how/what and why. (it's the link that jetBlue tweeted)

[–]Intuit 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

To be fair, I think that they can use a processed version of the image, a sort of hash, so that with the hash you can't reconstruct the image, but can still determine whether it matches another hash (this is how passwords are generally handled).

[–]Mnemonic[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Like a twin?

[–]Intuit 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

"Sorry, with our new system you can't prevent a twin from using your flight tickets."

[–]Snow 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Why put the photo of SAL9000 on there?

[–]Mnemonic[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)