FTC Eyes Privacy Limits For Facial Recognition Rules

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 8:00 PM EST) -- In developing a strategy for policing facial recognition technology, the Federal Trade Commission will need to decide when it is being used in a seemingly reasonable way and when it goes beyond consumers' reasonable expectation of privacy, attorneys say.

Having held a workshop and having sought public comment on the issue in recent months, the FTC must now consider what uses of this technology, which relies on images collected from the public sector, violate consumers' privacy in crafting any regulation, a determination that could potentially clarify...
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