Privacy Visor will Block Facial Recognition Software

If you’re concerned about surveillance and tracking, you will soon be able to own a “privacy visor” for yourself. Japanese researchers have announced the commercial launch of a “privacy visor” which confuses facial recognition technology in cameras, social networks and software.

There are solutions which make spying and surveillance on pInternet users a little more difficult. The use of the Tor network online can muddle your digital footprints, virtual private networks (VPNs) can hide your geographical location, and now Japanese researchers say wearable technology can also be used by the privacy-conscious to prevent facial recognition technology from recording your physical presence.

You can read more in an article by Charlie Osborne in ZDNet at http://www.zdnet.com/article/privacy-visor-which-blocks-facial-recognition-software-set-for-public-release/.

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