Say cheese for the FBI

By SB Anderson

Here is a little visual timeline for how the FBI plans to keep an eye on you.

SOURCE: 2010 FBI presentation.

Engadget and New Scientist have more details on the $1 billion “Next Generation Identification” program that is being rolled out as an upgrade to the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System. 

As Engadget puts it, this will allow the feds to “be on to your evildoing everywhere.” 

The ACLU tells New Scientist ““Once you start plugging this into the FBI database, it becomes tantamount to a national photographic database.”

(HT @JoshMeyerDC).