Here’s Why Airport Facial Recognition Is A Nightmare

Here’s Why Airport Facial Recognition Is A Nightmare

Authored by Edward Hasbrouk via PapersPlease.org,

The ACLU has released an important white paper on airport facial recognition by ACLU senior policy analyst Jay Stanley. Citing some of our previous reporting and analysis, the ACLU white paper focuses, appropriately, not so much on the details of current use of facial recognition at airports, but on where governments and the aviation industry — who share a an explicitly-recognized interest in common use of facial recognition — say it will lead if we don’t stop them.