Imagine that you're riding on the bus and some stranger snaps a picture of you. Next he goes home plops down in front of the computer or even uses his cell phone to upload your picture and finds out you name, where you work and heaven forbid, he gets your address.
Is this legal?
"The tool could identify activists at a protest or an attractive stranger on the subway, revealing not just their names but where they lived, what they did and whom they knew."
Say it ain't so. This is an important story and it should set off the alarm bells for anyone who reads this. The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It.
Be careful out there.