Smiles banned in another bold move against the terrorists

According to a recent article, Indiana BMV Communications Director Dennis Rosebrough states that applicants for a new or renewed operator’s license or state identification card will no longer be allowed to smile and say cheese. Apparently new facial recognition software being employed by the state fails to function when the face is distorted by something as innocuous as smiling. Also on the list of taboos are hats, eyeglasses, and hair that hangs down over the face.

Protip: Your facial recognition software is broken if it is foiled by something as simple as a smile. Also, I think Slash is fucked with that last sentence.

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