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TSA plans for facial recognition at US airports raises privacy concerns
This month the TSA has been testing facial recognition technology at US airports to enhance identity verification.
Passengers can walk through security without handing over their IDs, but critics worry about bias and privacy implications.
TSA states that data is promptly deleted, and early results show no demographic differences in accuracy. However, privacy advocates seek independent audits and immediate image deletion.
The use of biometrics is increasing in society, and TSA aims to streamline security processes, but concerns remain over data security and potential misuse.