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Ohio Facial Recognition System Under Review

Updated: Friday, October 11 2013, 06:33 AM EDT
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Ohio's new facial recognition system has fewer use restrictions than similar systems in other states.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office launched facial recognition technology in June without a public announcement.

The Republican said law enforcement in more than half the states used it.

Information gathered from all 49 other states and the District of Columbia revealed that no other such system in the US allows as many as 30,000 police officers and court employees to search driver's license images, without audits or oversight. Facial Recognition System Under Review

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