Facial Recognition AI Tracking Your Every Move While Shopping. #Dystopia #Technoskeptic #Orwell

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“One of the big things brick-and-mortar retailers are getting into now is knowing their customers … tracking who’s entering their mall and how they’re behaving,” said Mark Lunt, group managing director at Asia-based Jardine OneSolution.
JOS works with the retail sector on facial recognition to profile customers that enter and track their movements."

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"“If retail brands are already embracing mobile marketing – sending us tailored messages, push notifications and ads to enhance the “customer experience” – then pull on this thread long enough and you arrive at the discomforting scenario depicted in the sci-fi film Minority Report, in which shoppers are identified with optical sensors and bombarded with personalised advertisements. In this creepy version of the future we’ll shop and be shopped, both at the same time.”

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“The largest facial recognition database in the world? You guessed it – Facebook.
It’s larger than the FBI’s and more accurate. Every time users tag a photo they are, unwittingly, improving the accuracy of its facial recognition system, and they are linking personal information from the individual’s profile with a name and a face.
Google photos uses similar technology.
“It’s not just your collection tool. Your stuff is being used to collect information about you,” Georgia State University law professor Jessica Cino said.”

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