Federal Trade Commission says it’s accepting public comments on the use of facial-recognition technology, which is becoming prevalent in more electronic devices, mobile applications and social networks than ever before.
FTC seeks information about the intended use of facial-recognition technology, how this technology affects consumers, and the security issues that the technology poses.
Consumers can enter comments at ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/facialrecognition. Consumers also can mail letters to FTC at 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room H-113 (Annex P), Washington, D.C. 20580. Comments and letters should refer to “Face Facts: A Forum on Facial Recognition"—Project Number P115406. Comments must be received by Jan. 31, 2012.