The CEO of ID.me, a service used by dozens of states to verify unemployment benefits claimants as well as several federal agencies, has walked back previous claims that the company does not use a more powerful method of facial recognition. To learn more about the example of Eric Jaklitsch of New Jersey referenced in the statement below, visit: https://t.co/OLQX1gAhYL "ID.me uses a specific '1 to Many' check on selfies tied to government programs targeted by organized crime to prevent prolific identity thieves and members of organized crime from stealing the identities of innocent victims en masse," Blake Hall said in a statement. "This step is internal to ID.me and does not involve any external or government database." That contrasts with comments Hall made earlier this week.
Jan-26-2022, 20:50:46 GMT