If you still value your privacy, I urge you to stay away from major league sporting events.
Yesterday, CLEAR biometrics announced that they have installed biometric fingerprint scanners at Seattle’s CenturyLink and Safeco Fields concession stands.
But the story does not end there.
The video also revealed that MLS’s Sounders FC team is using biometrics to spy on fans.
None of this should come as a surprise to soccer fans. Earlier this week Russia revealed that they used SITA’s facial recognition to spy on 1.2 million World Cup fans.
Moscow Domodedovo Airport and technology provider SITA today summed up the success of new automated gates which were introduced for passengers in time for the 2018 World Cup. In just over a month around the championship, more than 1.2 million passengers took advantage of the new technology to speed their way through the airport.
Last month, CLEAR announced that they have installed facial recognition scanners in at least twelve Major League Baseball stadiums.'
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