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Despite Scanning Millions of Faces, Feds Caught Zero Imposters at Airports Last Year

U.S. Customs and Border Protection scanned more than 23 million people in public places with facial recognition technology in 2020

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer instructs an international traveler to look into a camera as he uses facial recognition technology to screen a traveler entering the United States at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

U.S. Customs and Border Protection scanned more than 23 million people with facial recognition technology…

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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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