Giving TSA facial-recognition software isn't worth a faster security line
Earlier this month, officials at Washington Dulles International Airport unveiled a facial-recognition system designed to replace boarding passes. Travelers who loathe the long lines and waiting associated with airports may applaud the move; the scans take less than a second.
Yet we shouldn't be so quick to welcome timesaving face scanners. Facial-recognition technology poses a unique surveillance threat and is being deployed without adequate privacy protections. It should be kept far away from airports.Read Full Article