U.S. CBP credits new facial comparison technology for Dulles arrest

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    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers on Wednesday say they successfully used facial comparison technology to stop a Congolese traveler posing as a French citizen at Washington Dulles International Airport. CBP said in a press release that the technology alerted airport staff that the 26-year-old did not match the passport he presented while traveling to Sao Paulo, Brazil. After stopping the traveler to conduct further interviews, agents noted his behavior changed "and he became visibly nervous," CBP said. Dulles is one of 14 airports to launch the use of facial recognition technology. CBP said it is considering the use of the technology as a broader part of the check-in, departure, security and boarding processes. Wednesday's case was the first time security used the facial comparison technology to detect a traveler using a false identity.
    http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/403224-customs-credits-new-facial-comparison-technology-for-arrest-at-dulles
     
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    I love most anything that keeps people who have no right to be here OUT of here and enhances our ability to prosecute criminals. Don
     
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