Tampa doesn't get it

So I just read this article over at ajc.com.

It seems that Tampa's automagic face-recognition to find felons, sexual predators, and runaway children system never caught anyone.

So, not only was it a stupid invasion of privacy, but it didn't work at all.

Big surprise.

Unfortunately, they're keeping the cameras up because "they are effective as a deterrent".



I'm glad it flopped! Here's another article on it:

That article has a pretty pro-face recognition tone to it.

But yeah, I'm glad it isn't working :)

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