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Should people be afraid of facial recognition software?

An article in The Atlantic recently asked a simple question: If a computer can recognize a child’s face, can it recognize the same face later in life?
Not quite yet, the article asserts, but it’s a question a lot of parents are fretting over as facial recognition technology quickly becomes more mainstream. With millions posting a seemingly constant stream of kid photos on social sites like Facebook or Tumblr, the concern for the life of a child’s digital footprint is an emerging complication of online presence.
News broke in March that Facebook has created software called “DeepFace ...


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