Facial recognition dates back to the 1960s.
A project labeled Man machine would
attempt to recognize and identify a person by extracting the coordinates of features such as the center of pupils, the inside corner of eyes, the outside corner of eyes, point of widows peak, and so on.
Fast forward to modern day and we now have systems in place that are recording and storing our facial image without the need of a cooperating test subject . Systems installed in public places can identify individuals in a crowd without their knowledge . This rapid advance in technology and surveillance in general, has caused many to question our right to privacy and the methods of obtaining information without our consent.