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30K cops, others can access Ohio driver’s license database with no oversight

Ohio allows thousands of police officers and court employees to access driver’s license images online without oversight, by far the nation’s most permissive system. A recent Cincinnati Enquirer/Gannett Ohio investigation found the state permits 30,000 law enforcement officers and others to search the image database, which Attorney General Mike DeWine…

Ohio Attorney General: State secretly uploaded all drivers license photos into police database

At a press conference today, Attorney General Mike DeWine informed Ohio citizens that a powerful facial recognition system with access to driver’s licenses photographs and mug shots went live on June 2. In exactly what capacity it went live, however, isn’t entirely clear. Law enforcement officers and officials in DeWine’s…