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 Caught in a dragnet: facial recognition system makes error

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Date posted: 20/07/2011

John H. Gass’ driver’s license was erroneously revoked after an anti-terrorism computerized facial recognition system that scans a database of millions of state driver’s license images picked his as a possible fraud.

It turned out Gass was flagged because he looks like another driver. His driving privileges were returned but, he alleges in a lawsuit, only after 10 days of bureaucratic wrangling to prove his identity.

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