Tag: scan


Six major US airports now scan Americans’ faces when they leave country

July 13, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

The Department of Homeland Security has been pushing a plan that if enacted would require all Americans submit to a facial-recognition scan when departing the country. This step would be a way to expand a 2004 biometric-tracking law meant to […]


Yahoo’s secret email scans helped the FBI probe terrorists

October 6, 2016

Via: CIO

What Yahoo was looking for with its alleged email scanning program may have been signs of code used by a foreign terrorist group. The company was searching for a digital “signature” of a communication method used by a state-sponsored terrorist […]