"You may have noticed the last time you went to the DMV – under duress, as always – to get your permission-to-drive-your-car renewed. Remember how you used to be able to smile? And how they now insist you pose unsmiling? How carefully they snap your pic? Using that new equipment? Yup. . . You’re on much more than Candid Camera now. . . Your digitized picture has been entered into the “real” ID database. "
Meanwhile, in Sarah Brady paradise: "Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said police forces needed more crime scene footage to match against their 12million images of suspects and offenders. And he called on families and businesses to install cameras at eye level – to exploit advances in facial recognition technology."