NICE Suspect Search Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 25, 2014

Did you lose your child here?

Or here?

Now, many might say you were a terrible parent but not NICE Systems. NICE's new Suspect Search aims to solve this.

In this note, we break down how it works and what the problems with it are.

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