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The FBI's facial recognition system is here

As of today the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s new biometric database is fully operational. Called the Next Generation Identification (NGI) System, the database will collect fingers prints, palm prints, iris scans, and images of faces.

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PRISM 2.0: From 9 to ‘thousands’ of technology and finance companies

When Edward Snowden leaked the news about PRISM, we thought it was just 9 U.S. companies that were sharing customers’ data with the National Security Agency (NSA). Now it looks like literally thousands of technology, finance, and manufacturing firms are working with the NSA, CIA, FBI, and branches of the U.S. military.