N.J. driver license face-recognition technology prohibits smiles
New Jersey launched new face-recognition software that forbids license applicants from smiling widely or making other exaggerated facial expressions
By Dana DiFilippo
The Philadelphia Daily News
To Velvet S. McNeil, a photograph of yourself carries a lot of weight.
It's a statement of your personality. It's how people will remember you when you're not around. It's your official image, your introduction to strangers, even, should you get kidnapped and the cops send your picture to all the newspapers and TV stations.