Taylor Swift Debuts Netflix Trailer for 'Reputation Stadium Tour' Concert Film

Taylor Swift Used Facial Recognition To Track Known Stalkers At A Show

Taylor Swift Used Facial Recognition To Track Known Stalkers At A Show

A kiosk at the Rose Bowl venue in California displaying rehearsal footage of the singer and her dancers during her performance on 18 May earlier this year contained a camera which recorded the crowd's faces and transmitted the data to a "command post" in Tennessee.

Taylor Swift is bringing her Reputation tour to Netflix.

"Everybody who went by would stop and stare at it, and the software would start working", Mike Downing, chief security officer for the Oak View Group told Rolling Stone.

She argues that companies should tell people when facial recognition is being used and let them opt out if they want. Hoover was sentenced to ten years probation in April but was initially arrested after being spotted near the singer in October 2016, despite a restraining order prohibiting him from being near Swift.

Anyway, Back To December and it's not known if this sick beat worked, and Taylor Swift's people aren't talking to confirm or deny.

The same month as the New York City break-in, a masked man was arrested on suspicion of stalking Swift after he was found outside her Los Angeles home with ammunition, a knife, rope and gloves in his auto.

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Concert-goers at a Taylor Swift concert were unknowingly scanned to spot potentially unsafe mega-fans who have become obsessed with the star.

According to Rolling Stone, which spoke with a concert security expert who observed the kiosk, attendees who looked at the kiosk were immediately scanned.

You know facial recognition has become mainstream when one of pop's biggest stars joins the likes of the Chinese Communist Party in surveilling the public.

In May, Ticketmaster invested in a startup called Blink Identity, saying that the software could allow ticket-holders to "associate your digital ticket with your image, then just walk into the show".

Although a clever use of the technology, it's still pretty creepy.

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