so they can't be stolen.

But each token booth has a video camera, which, if synchronized time-wise
would yield a picture to associate with each card.

They wouldn't use 'machine vision' to identify people, would they?

They would never take our picture from a video camera and use it for a
completely different surveillance purpose, would they?

* "Police Use of Yearbooks Draws Protest From the Schools"
* By Lawrence Van Gelder, The New York Times, March 28 1997
* A storm of protest burst yesterday around a Police Department memo that
* orders every detective squad in New York City to collect yearbooks from
* the high schools and junior high schools in its precinct as an aid in
* investigations.
* For mugshots.
* Lionel Oglesby, 15, of Brooklyn, a sophomore at Washington Irving High
* School in Manhatten, said, "If I haven't done anything wrong, why should
* my picture be taken? Just the thought of having my picture in the Police
* Department makes me uncomfortable.
* Another student [NBC TV] said "They've ruined my high school memories that
* the yearbook represented. When I see my yearbook now, that's all I think
* about."
* Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, a former Federal Prosecutor, said the yearbooks
* had no constitutional protection. "Too bad. It's not illegal," he said
* at a City Hall news conference on NY1 TV.

What is this?

* "E-Z Pass Living Up To Its Name", By Jane Gross, NYT, 3/25/1997
* 570,000 people have decided to use the new E-Z Pass system for commuting
* tolls. Lanes are being switched over to accept only the E-Z Pass.
* Under a five-state, 10-agency consortium agreement, E-Z Pass will work
* from Buffalo to Baltimore. [NY, NJ, PA, MD, DE]
* Users receive a minutely itemized statement each month on their trips.
* The E-Z Pass is a transponder people put in their windshield.
* Concerns about privacy were met wi