Tag: facial recognition technology

What the NSA can (and can’t) mine from intercepted photos

NSA surveillance program revelations continue to surface

The National Security Agency has collected a vast number of digital photos from Internet traffic and the internal networks of foreign governments in order to identify and track persons of interest, according to a report by The New York Times. The images,

N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images

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The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents. The spy agency’s reliance on facial recognition