U.S. airports with the most traffic will be getting facial recognition technology in the next three years, per a directive from the Trump Administration.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Biometric Exit Program uses facial recognition to confirm the identity of passengers leaving the country.
Opponents argue scanning faces is a violation of the 4th amendment, which protects against unreasonable searches. But facial recognition is not exclusive to airports. It’s on our streets and in our criminal justice system.
Today on All Sides, facial recognition, the American government, and potential consequences.
- Geoffrey Fowler, Tech Columnist, Washington Post
- Dennis Hirsch, Professor of Law at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and Professor of Law at Capital University Law School. He's also the Director of the Program on Data and Governance at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
- Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, technology reporter at FedScoop
- Daniel Castro, Vice President of Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) , nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank.