Facial recognition identifies your Social Security number

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Facial recognition identifies your Social Security number.

    -- Tom
     
  2. PJC

    PJC Very Frequent Poster

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    Gradually (as the BIG Brother becomer Bigger and Bigger),
    Facial Recognition will identify all related INFO about you; not just your SSN. ;)
     
  3. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    It can't identify your Social Security number in the UK :p but still NOT good :thumbd:

    The more i hear about "Social" www's the more i'm glad i don't indulge ! Maybe a much better name would be "AntiSocial" :D
     
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    So the article is basically saying that if a picture of me is taken (at a shopping store, by a friend, by a stranger, etc.) it can be matched to the picture on my Facebook profile and then someone (this software) can obtain my SSN that way? But if my Facebook profile doesn't have any pictures of me, then they can't get my SSN?
     
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    In that case, Facial Recognition will match your Picture with the one(s)
    from other sources (e.g. Driver's License, ID, Passport etc.)...;)
     
  6. ronjor

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    Your face -- and the Web -- can tell everything about you

    http://redtape.msnbc.msn.com/_news/...ace-and-the-web-can-tell-everything-about-you
     
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    So, at future Defcon presentations we'll see lots of caps, sun glasses and beards...
     
  8. J_L

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    Wow, good thing my facebook, and every other registered site, is virtually blank.
     
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