The Massive Facial Recognition Database That's Hiding in Plain Sight

It's only natural to be a little skeeved out by the idea that the government is slurping up your private data behind the scenes, but there's a very public piece of your data being collected as well: the look on your face. There's already a national database of over 120 million faces, and the Washington Post reports » 6/17/13 10:35am 6/17/13 10:35am

Instagram Is Asking Users To Prove Their Identities with Government IDs

If you're not claiming to be famous, normally people couldn't care less who you say your are on the Internet. In fact, most people actively don't care. Instagram isn't in that crowd however. After its recent TOS update, it's been harassing more and more users to confirm their identities with pictures of… » 1/26/13 4:00pm 1/26/13 4:00pm