Facial Recognition And Society

Aug 8, 2019

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.