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Mayfair Mall To Use Face Recognition Technology -- April Fool's Day, 2007
Wisconsin-based blogger Peter Hart posted a news article on the community news site WauwatosaNOW.com, claiming that the local Mayfair Mall planned to start using face recognition technology to scan for known criminals. The story fooled a reporter for WTMJ-TV who reported it as fact on the 4 pm news show.

April Fool Categories: Crime, Technology, Websites, United States, 2007, Internet.
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