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It’s like we’ll all be celebrities, but without the sweet cars and cash

Google engineers are working on a mobile application “that would allow users to snap pictures of people’s faces in order to access their personal information.” The app would link an image search engine to a face-recognition program, so users could pull up a profile on anyone whose picture they snapped – provided the photographic subjects had given Google permission to match photos with their personal information.

From The Week, April 15, 2011

Celebrities and paparazzi have a symbiosis, after all. This much is true.

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