From Slate –
Lady Liberty’s Watching You
I wanted to write about face-recognition software considered for use at the statue. Here’s what happened.
By Ryan Gallagher
The Statue of Liberty is getting a facelift, though the changes aren’t only cosmetic. An upgraded “state of the art” security system will help keep Lady Liberty safe when it reopens soon. But what does the system entail, and could it involve a controversial new face-recognition technology that can detect visitors’ ethnicity from a distance? I tried to find out—and a New York surveillance company tried to stop me. . . . (more)
and in the U.K. – everything’s O.K. –
LINK – http://youtu.be/qAQrsA3m8Bg