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FBI launches $1 billion face recognition project

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by fuzzy_corleone, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. fuzzy_corleone

    fuzzy_corleone Regular Member

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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    And so it is fooled

    http://www.spfxmasks.com/ourmasks.php

    That company sucks,only one that is realistic is the senior. But if good money was put into it, they could come out with lots of masks that look real.
     
  3. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    A college student at MIT has face recognition with ~80% accuracy from a webcam from nearly all angles except for side/back.
     
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    Either that story is misdirection or the FBI doesn't have what NSA has had for a decade.
     
  5. TheViceroy

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    I'm sure that they've used facial recognition in the past and continue to use it today, but I hope that it doesn't become a mainstream investigative tool. The thought of having your picture taken everywhere and compared with a massive face database is disturbing.

    I can only imagine how this will screw up and result in a bunch of random arrests.
     
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    Seems a little overpriced.
     
  7. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    Nope, standard cost.
    98% goes to anything other than the project
    1% for salary
    1% for the project.

    Our government knows how to spend it well.
     
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    Wonder what else they're coming up with..
     
  9. mrtwister_65

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    ... and so... is it time to start buying prosthetic makeups and wigs?