Kill Screen: Rubber Masks Protect Against Our Surveillance-Riddled Future

Kill Screen: Rubber Masks Protect Against Our Surveillance-Riddled Future
technology

The artist behind URME Surveillance lends his face as an anti-recognition tool.

Kill Screen
  • 8 may 2014

One thing we’re loving about this anti-surveillance facial prosthetic (read: mask) is that it stops scary-complex facial recognition systems like those in Chicago from spying on you. The other is thatit reminds us of an Aphex Twin video, but that’s beside the point. And that point is fairly straightforward, really: your identity can’t be detected if you’re wearing someone else’s face.

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