N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images - NYTimes.com
The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents.NSA said to collect millions of images for facial recognition - CNET
What You Should Know About Face Recognition Technology Used by Police and Spy Agencies Like the NSA | Alternet
The NSA's spying doesn't stop at texts, emails, phone metadata, World of Warcraft, eavesdropping on foreign officials or archiving every phone call made by everyone in the Bahamas. The spy agency is also collecting millions of images every day to plug into face recognition technology, according to a New York Times report based on documents obtained by Edward Snowden.