Driver’s License: No Smiling!

Driver's License: No Smiling!

“In January, New Jersey launched new face-recognition software that forbids license applicants from smiling widely or making other exaggerated facial expressions that might confuse the computer.”

“Pennsylvania and Delaware use the software, too. But ‘smile/no-smile is not a problem,’ said Jan McKnight, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokeswoman. ‘You can smile in Pennsylvania.'”

— “Why you can’t smile for your N.J. driver’s license,” Dana DiFillippo, Philadelphia Daily News

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