Cameras Searching For Criminals Halted In Tampa

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http://www.sptimes.com/2003/08/20/Hillsborough/Ybor_cameras_won_t_se.shtml Tampa, Fla., is ending a highly publicized two year effort to use facial-recognition software to search for wanted criminals. The St. Petersburg Times notes that "It led to zero arrests." The city first used the cameras during the 2001 Super Bowl, when they monitored fans entering Raymond James Stadium. Critics called the game "Snooper Bowl." Cameras picked up 19 possible matches with wanted criminals, but there were no arrests. New Jersey-based Visionics Corp. offered . . .

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