Alternet has a roundup of several avenues of research and cutting edge product innovation aimed at throwing a wrench in facial recognition and other automatic surveillance technologies.

They range from the fun: makeup patterns and style tips to gum up facial recognition attempts.

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To the truly techy: LED powered umbrellas or glasses that confuse sensors and the algorithms that power body / facial recognition.

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While this is all very early stage, it is good to know someone is thinking of ways to outsmart the machines (and the overlords who command them) even if you might look a bit like you stepped out of Burning Man.

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