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ACLU Sues FBI, DOJ Over Facial-Recognition Technology, Criticizing ‘Unheard of’ Surveillance and Secrecy

ACLU Sues FBI, DOJ Over Facial-Recognition Technology, Criticizing ‘Unheard of’ Surveillance and Secrecy
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ACLU Sues FBI, DOJ Over Facial-Recognition Technology, Criticizing ‘Unheard of’ Surveillance and Secrecy (washingtonpost.com)






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The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday sued the Justice Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the FBI for

records detailing their consume of facial-recognition utility

, arguing that the companies maintain secretly utilized a nationwide surveillance know-how that threatens People’ privacy and civil rights. From a document:

ACLU attorneys asked a federal court in Massachusetts to expose the companies to release documents about how the authorities uses and audits the utility, how officials maintain communicated with firms that offer the utility, and what interior pointers and safeguards alter its consume. “These technologies maintain the doubtless to allow undetectable, persistent, and suspicion-less surveillance on an remarkable scale,” the attorneys wrote. “Such surveillance would enable the authorities to pervasively be aware americans’s movements and associations in systems that threaten core constitutional values.”

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