On Face Recognition

“…many users do not understand that Facebook’s tag suggestion feature involves storing people’s biometric data to re-identify them in later photos.”

“There are many risks,” Mr. Caspar says. “People should be able to choose if they want to accept these risks, or not accept them.” He offered a suggestion for Americans, “Users in the United States have good reason to raise their voices to get the same right.” 

“Face Recognition Makes the Leap From Sci-Fi,” http://nyti.ms/vrRpW3