A guest post by Runaway Suitcase
(a blog by Reservations.com)
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[This isn’t strictly speaking Apple related – but I thought it was rather interesting. I also think it shows how often people are willing to accept a new technology (often without fully thinking through the repercussions) if they are told it will make their life easier! – Simon]
Only one in three Americans (32.5%) disagree with the government using facial recognition technology at airports to improve security and boarding speed, according to a new survey from travel search engine Reservations.com.
Conversely, 42.6% of those surveyed approve of the use of facial recognition technology to improve security and boarding speed.
One-quarter of Americans (24.8%) neither agree nor disagree.
Agree or disagree? I’m ok with the government using facial recognition technology at airports to improve security and boarding speed.
- Strongly agree: 22.12%
- Somewhat agree: 20.49%
- Neither agree nor disagree: 24.83%
- Somewhat disagree: 8.11%
- Strongly disagree: 24.45%