When you are an artist with millions of fans around the world, it is very possible for you to have one or another skater. Taylor Swift she knows it well and does not intend to sit comfortably with people who attack her, hiding behind the anonymity provided by the internet and social networks.
Given this, it has now become clear that Taylor Swift is dealing secretly Face Detection Systems in their concerts, to identify and "hunt" their robbers, according to the information that Rolling Stone had access to.
And yes, it's legal … at least in the US
According to the information, during a concert in May last year at Rose Bowl in California, United States, Taylor Swift's team made the premiere of a system that scans the faces of those present, try to recognize some of the artists' stalkers,
Mike Downing, director of security at Oak View Group, a live events specialist who said he was personally present at the concert, said that a kiosk was created showing some Taylor Swift videos during her rehearsals. What nobody knew was that this kiosk secretly scans the face of anyone who watches these videos,
According to him, all the information gathered by the people was sent to a control center in Nashville, Tennessee, where they were responsible for look for match matches among the participants and "hundreds of images of famous scarves Taylor Swift",
Although there is no official confirmation from Taylor Swift's team, it would be the first time that this type of technology was used during a massive US scarf-hit concert, at least publicly. And contrary to what some people imagine, this practice is completely legal the concert is a private event where the organizers can bring the participants to any kind of observation,
Without confirmation, the details of this face recognition are not known, i.e. we do not know whether it is still used or used in other concerts today, what happens to the collected images being eliminated or preserved? Or if they were able to identify a slayer and what their destiny was.
By this day we've heard all the news about using Face recognition technologies, ranging from spy tasks in China, upcoming airport deployments, alleged co-operation with the government to identify illegal migrants, to major efforts in search platforms for missing children. And that's just the beginning.