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Facial Recognition Furor Hits University of Colorado (Center for Digital Education)

"A recent media firestorm that a University of Colorado at Colorado  Springs professor says was overblown and inaccurate drew attention to  his $3.3 million government research project that he said is helping  American military better identify and thwart terrorists."—Source: Center for Digital Education

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Media attention has kicked up a major kerfluffle at the University of Colorado at Colorado  Springs. False reports that facial recognition data would be in the public domain set off a whirlwind of privacy concerns and added fuel to the fire.