US Customs to speed up facial recognition adoption at airports despite privacy concerns

The government may be planning to use the tech at the top 20 U.S. airports by 2021 Some frequent fliers love the ease that comes with letting Clear and Delta and American Airlines use their biometric data to speed them through the airport security and boarding process. Simply flash your face and you’re on your way. However, the programs are entirely optional. You have to agree, and sometimes pay, to use them. That may change, though, for international passengers traveling through some of the largest airports in the United States in the very near future.Read Full Story

US Customs to speed up facial recognition adoption at airports despite privacy concerns

President Trump signed an executive order two years ago that mandated facial recognition at the top 20 airports to screen "100 percent of all international passengers" by 2021. However, documents ...

Tue 12 Mar 19 from Techspot

US setting up facial recognition at major airports without 'proper vetting,' says report - CNET

Customs and Border Protection reportedly had "no limits" on how participating airlines could use biometric data, says BuzzFeed News.

Mon 11 Mar 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Report: 20 major airports may get face recognition for international travelers by 2021

The government may be planning to use the tech at the top 20 U.S. airports by 2021 Some frequent fliers love the ease that comes with letting Clear and Delta and American Airlines use their ...

Mon 11 Mar 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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