This Facial Recognition Tool Could Be the End of Privacy


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Facial recognition is widely used by governments, police and corporations. But what happens when it gets into the hands of everyday people? VICE News’s Alice Hines reports on PimEyes, a powerful new search engine that’s being used by everyone from war crime researchers to 4Chan trolls. Its unlikely owner is a cyber-security academic, who says he’s giving power back to citizens. But victims say the software facilitates stalking.