If cities don’t already have laws against wearing masks in public spaces don’t already exist, they will soon. Such laws will of course be meant to thwart anyone trying to go about their lives anonymously.
Just one more development upon an underlying mountain.
How did we get here so quick? Oh yes, that day. Never mind.
Mistaken identity from these systems happens with some statistical relevance, and as that little problem is worked out, random lives will be ruined even before such a system would be used in mass to round up political dissidents.
Then of course, there will be corrupt officials that will just coverup and evidence that the recognition data is erroneous.
Gosh, what would a dictator like a Trumpest in a Tin Pot do with all of these surveillance systems from the NSA to this already in place, and with HSD Fusion centers coordinating with militarized police possessing these systems, if such a dickhead dictator wanted to quash any massive revolt of US citizens?
Well, we shall see. The breakdown of order in this country is at this point inevitable. There will emerge quickly a political caste system of sorts, with the emergent right wing on top. The brown shirts of the US. White Nationalists with guns.
That’s where all of this is headed.