Federal and state governments are turning to a facial recognition company to ensure that people accessing services are who they say they are. The move promises to cut down on fraud, but at what cost?
Many other public bodies have flawed and outdated computer systems. How long before something else goes wrong?
The website has triggered random appointment cancellations and unreliable sign-ups. Only one contractor was deemed qualified to build it – and it wasn’t a major tech company. We’ve seen this before.
Eight former directors of the collapsed super-contractor face being banned for up to 15 years if they are found to be unfit to run a company.