Facial Recognition Devices Fail At Boston Airport

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http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2003/09/03/face_recognition_devices_failed_in_test_at_logan/ Facial recognition technology that is supposed to detect terrorists failed to match identities of a test group of employees at Boston's Logan Airport in 38 percent of the cases, says the American Civil Liberties Union, based on a report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The Boston Globe says that other technology that scanned eyes of airport employees entering secure areas to verify their identities was rejected by Massachusetts Port Authority officials . . .

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