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Episode Info: Over the last year, various Congressional committees have been investigating the expanding use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement and the private sector. In this episode, hear the highlights of these investigations which will enlighten you about the extent that this technology is being used to put your face in criminal investigation line-ups, determine your employability, and more.  Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here to contribute monthly or a lump sum via PayPal Click here to support Congressional Dish for each episode via Patreon Send Zelle payments to: Send Venmo payments to: @Jennifer-Briney Send Cash App payments to: $CongressionalDish or Use your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536 Please make checks payable to Congressional Dish Thank you for supporting truly independent media! Recommended Congressional Dish Episodes CD158: Rapid DNA Act Articles/Documents Article: Exclusive: Biometric ID company CLEAR to offer coronavirus screening for businesses By Bryan Walsh, Axios, May 10, 2020 Letter: Addressed to Brian Huseman, Vice President, Public Policy at Amazon By Raja Krishnamoorthi, House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Reform, February 19, 2020 Article: I Got a Ring Doorbell Camera. It Scared the Hell Out of Me. By Max Read, The New York Intellgencer, February 13, 2020 Article: How Amazon’s Ring is creating a surveillance network with video doorbells By Rani Molla, Vox, January 28, 2020 Article: Ring let police view map of video doorbell installations for over a year By Alfred Ng, Cnet, December 3, 2019 Article: Police can keep Ring camera video forever and share with whomever they'd like, Amazon tells senator By Drew Harwell, The Washington Post, November 19, 2019 Article: The FBI is Tracking Our Faces in Secret. We’re Suing. By Kade Crockford, The Guardian, October 31, 2019 Article: Everything You Need to Know About Ring, Amazon’s Surveillance Camera Company By Caroline Haskins, Vice, August 8, 2019 Article: New Map Reveals That At Least 231 Cities Have Partnered With Ring By Caroline Haskins, Vice, August 8, 2019 Article: Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US By Mark Harris, The Guardian, August 2, 2019 Article: Everything Cops Say About Amazon's Ring Is Scripted or Approved by Ring By Dell Cameron, Gizmodo, July 30, 2019 Article: United Airlines buys stake in biometric screening firm Clear By Phil LeBeau, CNBC, July 29, 2019 Article: NEC to provide curb-to-gate facial biometrics for Star Alliance frequent flyers By Chris Burt, Biometric Update, July 26, 2019 Article: As Cameras Track Detroit's Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias By Amy Harmon, The New York Times, July 8, 2019 Article: ICE Used Facial Recognition to Mine State Driver’s License Databases By Catie Edmondson, The New York ...
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