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The U.S. Fears Live Facial Recognition. In Buenos Aires, It’s a Fact of Life

Live facial recognition has been in use in the capital of Argentina for nearly a year.

InIn July 2019, Guillermo Federico Ibarrola was heading home on the subway when he was stopped by Buenos Aires police. The authorities told Ibarrola that he was being detained for an armed…

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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.