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The Anti-Surveillance State: Clothes and Gadgets Block Face Recognition Technology, Confuse Drones and Make You (Digitally) Invi


Science & Tech  (tags: surveillance, privacy, countermeasures, clothes, makeup, hairstyles, appearance, security )

Freya
- 1397 days ago - alternet.org
An entire industry is dedicated to getting your privacy back.



   

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Justin Vale (13)
Monday April 27, 2015, 3:25 am
excellent. good looking out freya.
 

Warren Webber (26)
Monday April 27, 2015, 8:42 am
Live long and prosper!
 

Roger G (148)
Monday April 27, 2015, 1:27 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday April 27, 2015, 2:45 pm
Kind of sad that people have to come up with these kind of ideas. Thanks.
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Monday April 27, 2015, 3:34 pm
Noted (I hope-has been sporadic today). Thanks for posting, Freya. Very interesting!
 

Gloria H (88)
Monday April 27, 2015, 4:44 pm
awesome news! Theater major....love it! Too bad wrinkles can't do the same. We may end up wearing burkas in the future...not to follow Muslim fashion, but to have our own privacy.
Stores are using face recognition to see how we consumers react to displays, etc. And then scheme to screw with our minds like a pack of Pavlovian dogs. This sucks just as much as government spying.
 

Athena F (131)
Monday April 27, 2015, 6:14 pm
It's starting to feel like all those William Gibson novels he wrote ages ago. He did try to warn us.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Monday April 27, 2015, 8:27 pm
Interesting to know this. Agreed, Birgit W.
 

Mona E (0)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 1:30 am
When I traveled a few weeks ago I went through a machine that looks at my passport picture and then at me. It's good that you get through the immigration process more quickly. But always slightly worrying that it obviously doesn't look at hair style, how droopy you are after a long flight, even whether you've got your glasses on or off or any of the ways humans recognize each other.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 5:18 am
I've had more than enough of being spied on.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 10:39 pm
ok
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday April 29, 2015, 12:32 am
noted
 

Bob P (394)
Wednesday April 29, 2015, 6:11 am
Thank you Freya
 
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