New York vows to keep trying after Orwellian facial recognition program fails


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s driver recognition pilot program has yielded perfect results: it works zero percent of the time. Congratulations would be in order, but despite this fantastic failure the state intends to continue building it’s privacy-smashing facial recognition program. The program, according to The Wall Street Journal, suffered from abject failure due to the current technology’s inability to detect faces at high speeds. The Journal reports a November document related to the New York Metro Transit Authority’s oversight of the program states: Initial period for the proof of concept testing at the RFK for facial recognition has been…

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