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30,000 Unsuspecting Rose Bowl Attendees Were Scooped Up in a Facial Recognition Test

Cameras gathered information on attendees’ gender, age, and whether they matched a list of suspicious persons

A view of the Rose Bowl Stadium as the Oregon Ducks play the Wisconsin Badgers on January 1, 2020, in Pasadena, California. Photo: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

On New Year’s Day 2020, more than 90,000 college football fans piled into the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, to watch the Oregon…

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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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