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CBP Wants to Expand Facial Recognition Use

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) already uses facial recognition software.  It uses facial recognition mainly on the U.S.-Mexico border and at some, about a dozen airports.  The product screens visitors efficiently. CBP is taking bids for a $960 million contract. The increase in equipment  significantly expands CBP use of the technology. The bid is out …

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David Hart inspired my letter to Senator Ayotte

Dear Senator Ayotte, My letter is inspired by David B. Hart’s letter to you in Friday‘s (April 12, 2013) The Citizen of Laconia. Apparently thinking you were unaware, Hart told you that the Senate will soon consider “common sense limitations on gun violence“, which he apparently thinks would have avoided the Newtown massacre. The Newtown …

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Do Something that Actually Dissuades and Stops Killers

I am sympathetic with Ben Fordham’s call, in his 12/19 letter to the editor of The Citizen of Laconia (www.citizen.com), to “DO something“. We should do something that works. What we have been doing fails because it has been based on fantasy, not realism. We have established “gun free zones” to protect children and others, …

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