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Facial Recognition

Sen. Harris tells federal agencies to get serious about facial recognition risks – TechCrunch

Facial recognition technology presents myriad opportunities as well as risks, but it seems like the government tends to only consider the former when deploying it for law enforcement and clerical purposes. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has written the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Trade Commission,...

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Didi makes more safety changes — and will pause night services while it does – TechCrunch

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi has detailed further safety measures incoming to its platform following a second murder of a female passenger last month. The 20-year-old woman had been using Didi’s Hitch carpooling service in Zhejiang, a province in the east of China, during the day. Another female user...

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ACLU calls for a moratorium on government use of facial recognition technologies – TechCrunch

Technology executives are pleading with the government to give them guidance on how to use facial recognition technologies, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is weighing in. On the heels of a Microsoft statement asking for the federal government to weigh in on the...

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As facial recognition technology becomes pervasive, Microsoft (yes, Microsoft) issues a call for regulation – TechCrunch

Technology companies have a privacy problem. They’re terribly good at invading ours and terribly negligent at protecting their own. And with the push by technologists to map, identify and index our physical as well as virtual presence with biometrics like face and fingerprint scanning, the increasing...

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Microsoft says its facial recognition software is less biased

Microsoft claims its facial recognition technology just got a little less awful.  Earlier this year, a study by MIT researchers found that tools from IBM, Microsoft, and Chinese company Megvii could correctly identify light-skinned men with 99-percent accuracy. But it incorrectly identified darker-skinned women as often...

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Amazon is under fire for selling facial recognition tools to cops

[ad_1] Amazon has some explaining to do. The online retail giant has been caught providing facial recognition technology to law enforcement in Oregon and Orlando, according to documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union through a Freedom of Information Act Request. Emails obtained through the request...

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