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Topic - John Verdi
"Commercial facial recognition technology has the potential to provide important benefits and to support a new wave of technological innovation," said John Verdi, the director of privacy initiatives for the National Telecommunications & Information Administration, in The Daily Mail. "But it also poses consumer privacy challenges."
"In this case, you have a federal agency collecting information for one purpose, forwarding mail, and using it for a wholly different purpose, direct marketing," one of the specialists, John Verdi, told The Times in 2011, when he was the senior counsel for the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington.