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Say Hello To The FBI's National Facial Recognition System

Posted September 16, 2014 10:16 AM

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If you've ever been arrested in the United States, chances are strong that your fingerprints and criminal history are floating around in the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System. It's apparently pretty good at what it does - it can sift through some 70 million subjects in search of a particular fingerprint in as little as half an hour - but it's just not enough for the boys in blue. Thankfully for them (and maybe unfortunately for us), the FBI just announced that its sequel, the unimaginatively named Next Generation Identification system, is now "fully operational" some three years after the rollout began.

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09/16/2014 6:36 PM

Uh, was that FBI software developed by the same company that did the Obama-Care "signup" software, by any chance?

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09/16/2014 7:11 PM

Yeah, good luck with that.....

The're driving style into an amusing corner....

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09/16/2014 7:58 PM

The new "Make-Up" for the paranoid masses?

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09/17/2014 4:13 PM

Hey Buddy, Got a match? Yeah, your face and my program....

Anyone interested in going in on my Electronical Facial Pixelator?

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09/17/2014 4:16 PM

I wonder if it will be the Photoshopped version?

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