Face off: Congress questions use of Americans’ biometric data

Face off: Congress questions use of Americans’ biometric data

Posted July 10, 2019

Face off: Congress questions use of Americans’ biometric data

Source: Federal Times
By: Andrew Eversden
Published: July 10, 2019

* Lawmakers on Capitol Hill expressed concerns over the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s use of facial recognition technology on American citizens, questioning CPB’s right to even collect it.
* At many airports across the country, this process is done manually. But there are facial recognition systems in place at airports such as Washington Dulles International and New York John F. Kennedy International, along with numerous other large U.S. airports, according to the CBP biometrics website.