Exposed Data Highlights Law Enforcement Use of Selected Technologies [July 10, 2019] [open pdf - 571KB]
From the Document: "Official use of image capturing and facial recognition technology--particularly by law enforcement--has been the subject of recent congressional attention. Specifically, there is interest in facial recognition's accuracy, the databases against which faces are compared, which individual data are subject to collection and retention, how agencies ensure data security, and public notification regarding the use of facial recognition and other image capturing technology. Many of these issues were highlighted following a recently acknowledged breach of certain data held by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) subcontractor. The breach was not of a CBP network. Notably, available information on developments related to the breach remains incomplete. Early speculation about the nature, origins, extent, and implications of the data breach may change, and some media reporting may conflict with official statements."
CRS Insight, IN11143
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