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This seems like a chilling conversation for Americans:

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@remotenemesis
MacKenzie Fegan @mackenzief - 3d

I just boarded an international @JetBlue flight. Instead of scanning my
boarding pass or handing over my passport, I looked into a camera
before being allowed down the jet bridge. Did facial recognition replace
boarding passes, unbeknownst to me? Did I consent to this?

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JetBlue Airways @ @JetBlue - 3d
You're able to opt out of this procedure, MacKenzie. Sorry if this made
you feel uncomfortable.

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MacKenzie Fegan @mackenzief - 2d

Follow up question. Presumably these facial recognition scanners are
matching my image to something in order to verify my identity. How
does @JetBlue know what I look like?

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JetBlue Airways @ @JetBlue - 2d
K'304) The information is provided by the United States Department of
Homeland Security from existing holdings.

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@antonlopez

@dlovell

I think that's hard mode. They have passport photos and RealID mandates central digital collection of license and ID photos.

@antonlopez @dlovell It's not new, and we're already past the aggregation requirement deadlines as I understand it (this is complex, so I reserve the right to be wrong). Some states are pushing the ID and pre-ID-issuance standards, and that's the lagging edge.

@antonlopez @dlovell But pulling from Social Media is so hit or miss and human guided, even consumer products don't go whole hog on it.

@antonlopez @dlovell I'd imagine something shady that works passably well on white men who look calm in good light. Probably cooked up by Palantir.

@antonlopez @dlovell @endomain i mean, considering its planes we’re talking about, so gov photo ID is already required, the passport/drivers license database seems a lot cheaper and easier for them than sourcing from social media

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@rick_777
MacKenzie Fegan @mackenzief - 3d

I just boarded an international @JetBlue flight. Instead of scanning my
boarding pass or handing over my passport, I looked into a camera
before being allowed down the jet bridge. Did facial recognition replace
boarding passes, unbeknownst to me? Did I consent to this?

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JetBlue Airways @ @JetBlue - 3d
You're able to opt out of this procedure, MacKenzie. Sorry if this made
you feel uncomfortable.

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MacKenzie Fegan @mackenzief - 2d

Follow up question. Presumably these facial recognition scanners are
matching my image to something in order to verify my identity. How
does @JetBlue know what I look like?

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JetBlue Airways @ @JetBlue - 2d
K'304) The information is provided by the United States Department of
Homeland Security from existing holdings.

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@endomain I don’t .... mind this? idk. either way my identity is being confirmed whether it’s a picture of me or a picture being taken of me

@nymph

keep in mind, a lot of the systems that aren't built in the last 2 years are extremely prone to misidentifying faces that aren't very white.

Even white people like me might have a problem if we've substantially changed our appearance, say, coming out non-binary.

@danipozo It might be less so if our governance was more trustworthy.

@endomain we can't fight it - the data's not only already there; this was set in stone years ago

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