Tag Archives: face recognition; cellphones; future

Cell-phone users will be actively encouraged to play detective and use their cute little cell-phones to surreptiously take pictures of people who look “suspicious” and then send these pictures to the local police and/or the FBI, who will use computers running face recognition software to see if they match any of the pictures that are stored in their huge and always-growing databases. Winners in this game of snitch will be financially rewarded and turned into “heroes” by the media

10 predictions concerning cell-phones, a 2003 article by the Surveillance Camera Players… This is prediction #3.