October 15, 2014
An October 13 article in The Week says more than 65 million “voiceprints” have been recorded and added to government and private databases. Voices offer “unique biometric identifiers.” Meanwhile, Barcelona’s Teatreneu comedy club is using facial recognition technology to charge customers “per laugh,” according to an October 9 BBC article. Tablets on the backs of seats at the club monitor facial expressions.
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