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Facial Recognition Technology: Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Should Better Assess Privacy and Other Risks

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Inspection Service The Chief Postal Inspector of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service should, after implementing a mechanism to track non-federal systems, assess the risks of using such systems, including privacy and accuracy-related risks. (Recommendation 24)

As of November 2022, this recommendation remains open. According to the agency, it plans to analyze the systems used by employees for investigative activities. Specifically, the agency plans to review and analyze one full year of data generated by its tracking mechanism and assess the risks associated with the systems.

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