Sputnik News: Public to Be Snared by Secret Service Facial Recognition Project at White House

I commented on a story for Sputnik News about the Secret Service’s new pilot program to deploy facial recognition technology at the White House complex, which includes not just the building but surrounding areas like Lafayette Park, where many political protests happen.

"The DHS memo specifically identifies that they intend to use this test to implement a full facial recognition program for anyone who comes near the White House, targeting those whom they refer to as ‘subjects of interest' who ‘may come to Secret Service attention through direct contact, social media posts made in public forums, reports from concerned citizens, other agency reports or media reporting,'" web developer and technologist Chris Garaffa told Sputnik News.

Read the full article at Sputnik News.