Tags facial recognition

Feds' spending on facial recognition tech expands, despite privacy concerns

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

CyberScoop identified more than 20 contracts since a government watchdog warned agencies about unmitigated use of the technology.

UK threatens Clearview AI with nearly $23M fine over its facial recognition tech

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Regulators say the company committed "alleged serious breaches" of the nation's data protection laws.

Facebook kills its facial recognition system, citing 'societal concerns,' uncertain rules from regulators

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

In shutting down the program, the company cited a lack of guidance from federal regulators.

UN calls for human rights safeguards on artificial intelligence

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

A U.N. official says biased data collection in AI is a pressing human rights question.

Amnesty sues NYPD, seeking details about facial recognition technology and arrest data

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

The records could shed light on how NYPD surveilled protestors during the Black Lives Matter protests last summer.

Momentum builds on federal oversight of facial recognition tech after reported abuses

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

On Tuesday the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hosted a hearing on police use of the technology.