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New Jersey Bans Smiling in Driverís License Photos
ABC News ^ | Sep 20, 2012 4:01pm | Colleen Curry

Posted on 09/20/2012 6:33:20 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has cracked down on drivers smiling in their driver’s license photos because their smiles could interfere with new facial recognition software.

New Jersey resident Velvet McNeil told the Philadelphia Inquirer Thursday that when she went to get her license at her local New Jersey motor vehicle center, she was told she could not smile for her photo. Shocked, McNeil said she walked out of the center. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Miscellaneous; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: beseeingyou; bigbrother; biometrics; driverslicense; drivinglicense; nannystate; napl
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1 posted on 09/20/2012 6:33:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

How about fist pumping?


2 posted on 09/20/2012 6:34:15 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

NAPL!


3 posted on 09/20/2012 6:35:23 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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To: Olog-hai

Facial recognition software that is not robust enough to handle smiling? Sounds like a shovel-ready-purchase for our free-spending liberal government.


4 posted on 09/20/2012 6:37:41 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Olog-hai

Tar & Feathers.

Or, lampposts.


5 posted on 09/20/2012 6:39:11 PM PDT by x1stcav (Breathe deep the gathering gloom.)
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To: Olog-hai

Facial recognition software? Wonder if it will recognize me if I eat extra salty food for a week before I get my license renewed next time. Face should be nice and puffy!


6 posted on 09/20/2012 6:39:27 PM PDT by jughandle
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To: Olog-hai; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

That’s because modern cameras don’t handle well the shadow of your smile!


7 posted on 09/20/2012 6:39:37 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Olog-hai
But the heat came round and busted me
For smilin on a cloudy day

-- Grateful Dead

8 posted on 09/20/2012 6:39:42 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: Olog-hai

What’s to smile about in Jersey?


9 posted on 09/20/2012 6:40:54 PM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: Olog-hai
Here's my driver's license photo:


10 posted on 09/20/2012 6:40:57 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Olog-hai

“Coffey said that residents are also asked to remove glasses and head wear, unless it is for religious reasons...”

Might be worth “choosing” to be female...a muslim female...for a day...just so I can wear a burqa while visiting the license bureau.


11 posted on 09/20/2012 6:42:44 PM PDT by moovova
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To: x1stcav

I’d vote for the lampposts.


12 posted on 09/20/2012 6:46:21 PM PDT by Postman (........................................................I'm thinking! I'm thinking!!)
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13 posted on 09/20/2012 6:47:30 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Olog-hai

Indiana has had the rule in effect for some time. Facial recognition software can readily pick out those who would seek drivers licenses in several locations. Jose Gonzales in Indianapolis, pedro arriba in south bend etc....it works fine and several have already been apprehended. These ID’s are used to vote and used for various nefarious activities....


14 posted on 09/20/2012 6:47:30 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: Postman

Well, we won’t exactly give them a choice, will we?


15 posted on 09/20/2012 6:51:40 PM PDT by x1stcav (Breathe deep the gathering gloom.)
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To: Olog-hai

Contortion of one’s face for a join-the-collective driver’s license?

This is tyranny folks. Along with so many other examples, we’re looking at despotism and tyranny right in the face.

Close to the lines in “Bananas” where the leader puts out an edict that all citizens must wear their underwear inside-out. And they have to wear said underwear on the outside... so authorities can check.


16 posted on 09/20/2012 6:52:16 PM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: Mr. Silverback; Revolting cat!; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; ...
They don't want to harsh the buzz for Two Minutes Of Hate.


17 posted on 09/20/2012 6:52:30 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: terycarl

Yep.


18 posted on 09/20/2012 6:53:14 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Olog-hai
Acceptable in Noo Joyzee!


19 posted on 09/20/2012 6:56:47 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Olog-hai

How about mooning? ;-)


20 posted on 09/20/2012 6:56:54 PM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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