The ACLU obtained system logs proving that the Visionics system (used at the Super Bowl) has failed to identify one single crook or pervert listed in the department's photographic database, while falsely identifying 'a large number' of innocent citizens.
According to the ACLU
The earliest logs provided by the department show activity for July 12, 13, 14, and 20, 2001. On those dates, system operators logged 14 instances in which the system indicated a possible match. Of the 14 matches on those four days, all were false alarms
Thomas Greene Face recognition technology a proven farce. The Register 4.1.02
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