HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Justice & Public Safety » Civil Liberties (Group) » Artist Designs Face Jewel...

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 11:45 PM

Artist Designs Face Jewelry to Block Facial Recognition Surveillance Cameras [View all]

Artist Designs Face Jewelry to Block Facial Recognition Surveillance Cameras

https://returntonow.net/2019/10/17/artist-designs-face-jewelry-to-block-facial-recognition-technology/



The same technology that recognizes all the faces in the photos you upload to Facebook is being used by governments and corporations to spy on us.

That might sound futuristic, but itís already here.

Last month, we learned China just developed a ďsuper cameraĒ capable of zooming way in and identifying every face in a crowd of tens of thousands. This technology will likely soon replace the 200 million video cameras already watching over citizensí every public move.

Facial recognition surveillance cameras are equipped with artificial intelligence that enables them to take biometric measurements of a personís face, feed the image into a database of images and identify the person.

And they arenít just being used in China. Theyíre used by governments and businesses in Europe and the United States.

The FBI already has access to more than 640 million photos of us on itís facial recognition database, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

And retail stores are already admittedly using the technology to identify shoplifters and potentially spy on customers for marketing reasons as they peruse the aisles.

To combat the invasion of privacy, artists are making a statement, both political and fashionable.

From LED-lit glasses to mirrored masks, they are trying to raise public awareness about the extent to which we are being watched.

Snip...
More at the link below.

https://returntonow.net/2019/10/17/artist-designs-face-jewelry-to-block-facial-recognition-technology/

2 replies, 1563 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 2 replies Author Time Post
Reply Artist Designs Face Jewelry to Block Facial Recognition Surveillance Cameras [View all]
littlemissmartypants Nov 2019 OP
Sinistrous Nov 2019 #1
fierywoman Nov 2019 #2