Combine these two stories—ICE using facial recognition software to search for undocumented migrants, and the use of surveillance cameras and algo-racist software in Detroit—and you get a scary new era in the nature of urban space
Besides targeting undocumented folks, ICE is running facial recognition searches against MILLIONS of photos. You. Your family. Your friends. This is a MAJOR violation of privacy. Let's not continue to make our reality an episode of Black Mirror...
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have mined state driver’s license databases using facial recognition technology, analyzing millions of motorists’ photos without their knowledge.
ending the use of facial recognition technology is a moral imperative
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So now ICE is using facial recognition tech to go through states' driver's license databases, searching for "illegals." Which means that we're at the "Digitized Papers Please" stage of fascist cyberpunk dystopian Hellacape, in case anyone else was wonderin
“These states have never told undocumented people that when they apply for a driver’s license they are also turning over their face to ICE. That is a huge bait and switch.” via ⁦
“These states have never told undocumented people that when they apply for a driver’s license they are also turning over their face to ICE. That is a huge bait and switch.”
Well, this is going to make it harder to scold China for being a scary police state that uses facial recognition to misidentify people they arrest illegally for committing no actual crimes. "Papers, please!" is now "Pupils, please!"
ICE officials have mined state driver’s license databases using facial recognition technology, analyzing millions of motorists’ photos without their knowledge, in at least three states that offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants
Well, this is an oh-shit moment.
ICE facial recognition searches in some states’ databases of driver’s licenses (including of unauthorized immigrants) show practical limits of immigration federalism
This is a dangerous, regressive policy, in general. But these’s more. It’s also racist. 1/2