U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Post-9/11 privacy board taking a hard look at facial recognition in airports

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The research kicked off last month with a visit to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Here's where it's going next.

After protest, open source software company Chef will let ICE contract expire

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

In a quick about-face, the company also committed to donating to charities that support people impacted by family separation and detention policies.

CBP to test first truck-portable drone for monitoring border

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

The small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) can be taken on patrols in the back of a pickup truck.

Google engineers are demanding the company cease work with CBP

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The tech giant shouldn't provide any infrastructure that may support human rights abuses, the signatories argue.

CBP wants to use facial recognition for ‘all passenger applications’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

A nearly $1 billion draft RFQ hints at where the agency thinks the future of travel security is going.

Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."

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