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Facial Recognition for Problem Gamblers Raises Concern

BIOMETRICS—NEW ZEALAND

July 11, 2013

The Department of Internal Affairs has expressed concern that facial recognition technology for problem gamblers in casinos raises privacy issues, Radio News Zealand News reports. The maker of the technology said it’s an opt-in system, but some say some kinks need to be worked out within the system before rolling it out more widely, and there are concerns about who has access to the database that stores the images.
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