Jun
13
2011
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#rsrh DHS gearing up for massive FAST lawsuits.

I cannot see how this could possibly go wrong at all:

Don’t even think about terrorism when passing through an airport – as a futuristic Minority Report-style security programme could catch you out.

The Future Attribute Screening Technology (FAST) security programme is designed to spot people who are planning to commit a terrorist act.

The U.S. government system can ‘sense’ when you are planning and measures physiological factors such as heart rates and eye movements.

Apparently, the concept of ‘false positive’ seems to have eluded DHS*. Not to mention the one called ‘defamation of character lawsuit.’  Hopefully, somebody will clue them into both before this goes much further.

Via AoSHQ Headlines.

Moe Lane

*My wife – possibly pedantically – wants me to admit that the concept of ‘false positive’ probably has not eluded the actual people working on this project. So noted, but they’re not going to be the ones with the disposable gloves.

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