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By Travlin on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 - 2:02am

Facial recognition systems – The electronic police line-up

When tens of thousands of football fans packed into a Florida stadium for Super Bowl XXXV, they weren't merely watching the game: They were also being watched.  Face-recognition software surreptitiously scanned everyone passing through turnstiles and flashed probable matches with the mugs of known criminals on the screens of a police control room.