by Jennifer Lynch:
New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer.
The EFF received these records in response to our Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for information on Next Generation Identification (NGI) -- the FBI’s massive biometric database that may hold records on as much as one-third of the US population. The facial recognition component of this database poses real threats to privacy for all Americans. >>> [ Read Full Article ]