With Regulators Wary, Facebook Is Poring Over Its Prize Asset: Your Face :: WRAL.com

“But critics said people cannot actually control the technology — because Facebook scans their faces in photos even when their facial recognition setting is turned off.

“Facebook tries to explain their practices in ways that make Facebook look like the good guy, that they are somehow protecting your privacy,” said Jennifer Lynch, a senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group. “But it doesn’t get at the fact that they are scanning every photo.””

https://www.wral.com/facebook-s-push-for-facial-recognition-prompts-privacy-alarms/17685401/

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