Facial recognition tech is rocketing ahead of laws that can control it

“Many Americans don’t realize they’re already in a facial recognition database,” Jennifer Lynch, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said Wednesday in a hearing on the technology. Addressing Senator Al Franken and the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, Lynch pointed out that there is a painful disconnect between how little personal […]

Merrill Lynch Warns of Another U.S. Debt Downgrade

By Bill McGuire, ABCNews.com The United States is in for another credit downgrade by year’s end if Congress fails to agree on a long-term plan to tame the nation’s $ 14.8 trillion debt, Merrill Lynch warned. In a research note, the Bank of America unit predicts that either Moody’s or Fitch will move to downgrade […]