US government to use facial recognition technology at Mexico border crossing

New camera system would record people inside vehicles as they enter and leave US, raising civil liberties concerns

The US government is deploying a new facial recognition system at the southern border that would record images of people inside vehicles entering and leaving the country.

The pilot program, scheduled to begin in August, will build on secretive tests conducted in Arizona and Texas during which authorities collected a “massive amount of data”, including images captured “as people were leaving work, picking up children from school, and carrying out other daily routines”, according to government records.

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Best of Netflix: the coolest shows coming in June

Netflix has become one of the most popular ways to watch movies and TV, but its library of content changes so often it can be hard to keep up with what’s new on Netflix and catch what’s leaving before it disappears. In this guide, we’ll give your our recommendations on what to catch on Netflix this month.

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