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WATCHDOG SAYS FBI HAS ACCESS TO ABOUT 640M PHOTOGRAPHS

A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology.

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