Rolling Stone reported in a brief item this week that megastar Taylor Swift deployed a sneaky facial recognition camera at her May 18 Rose Bowl show. Hidden behind a display that showed short videos of rehearsals, the camera fed footage back to Nashville, where a team ran them against a database of known stalkers. If that sounds crazy invasive, guess what! It happens more than you think, and will increasingly become the norm unless Congress regulates it. Which, honestly, Microsoft’s been literally begging for oversight since July to no avail, so don’t hold your breath.
You can find the rest of Wired’s Security Roundup here.