DHS retreats on possible facial screening of US citizens
Thursday, 5 December 2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is backing away from requiring U.S. citizens to submit to facial-recognition technology when they leave or enter the country. The department said Thursday that it has no plans to expand facial recognition to U.S. citizens. A spokesman said DHS will delete the idea from its regulatory agenda, where […]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new regulation that would require all travelers — including U.S. citizens and green card holders — to undergo mandatory facial scans when entering and leaving the country.
Facial recognition technology typically matches an...