Facial recognition is here to stay. And we should all probably accept it

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    Victory: San Diego to Suspend Face Recognition Program, Limits ICE Access To Criminal Justice Data
     
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    Researchers Fooled Facial Recognition Systems At Airports With 3D Masks
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    Why some cities and states balk at face recognition tech
     
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    "Federal study [NIST] confirms racial bias of many facial-recognition systems, casts doubt on their expanding use

    Facial-recognition systems misidentified people of color more often than white people, a landmark federal study released Thursday shows, casting new doubts on a rapidly expanding investigative technique widely used by law enforcement across the United States...

    Asian and African American people were up to 100 times as likely to be misidentified than white men, depending on the particular algorithm and type of search..."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/tech...tion-systems-casts-doubt-their-expanding-use/
     
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    It's Hard to Ban Facial Recognition Tech in the iPhone Era
    San Francisco quietly amends its municipal surveillance law to allow for Apple's Face ID,
    though the ban on facial recognition still applies

    December 19, 2019

    https://www.wired.com/story/hard-ban-facial-recognition-tech-iphone/
     
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    Victory: Brookline Votes to Ban Face Surveillance
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    Lawmakers look for answers on facial recognition in federally assisted housing
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    Worker fired for declining a face scan awarded $23,200
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    Tenants sounded the alarm on facial recognition in their buildings. Lawmakers are listening
    Imagine being locked out of your home because software selected by your landlord can’t identify your face
    December 26, 2019

    https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/12/...on-biometrics-public-housing-privacy-concerns
     
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    Freewheeling facial-recognition use in Utah spurs new bill
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    IFF Sends Legal Notice To Govt For Surveillance Using Facial Recognition
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    Facial recognition finally activated at New York school district
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    Police to Implement Facial Recognition at Cardiff-Swansea Football Match
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    NYC's Transportation Authority Says It's Doesn't Use Facial Recognition Tech; Activists Say 'Prove It' With Public Records Lawsuit
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    https://www.techdirt.com/articles/2...ay-prove-it-with-public-records-lawsuit.shtml
     
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    Anger over use of facial recognition at south Wales football derby
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    Students Are Campaigning To Ban Facial Recognition From College Campuses
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    US lawmakers concerned by accuracy of facial recognition
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    Facial-recognition ban in Cambridge, Mass., marks a trend
     
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    EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas
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    "The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It...

    ... Clearview AI, devised a groundbreaking facial recognition app. You take a picture of a person, upload it and get to see public photos of that person, along with links to where those photos appeared. The system — whose backbone is a database of more than three billion images that Clearview claims to have scraped from Facebook, YouTube, Venmo and millions of other websites — goes far beyond anything ever constructed by the United States government or Silicon Valley giants...

    ...more than 600 law enforcement agencies have started using Clearview in the past year,...

    'The weaponization possibilities of this are endless,' said Eric Goldman, co-director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University..."

    https://dnyuz.com/2020/01/18/the-secretive-company-that-might-end-privacy-as-we-know-it/

    https://clearview.ai/
     
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    The Facial Recognition Debate
    One small step for tech, one giant leap for privacy?
    January 20, 2020

    http://www.informationweek.com/big-.../the-facial-recognition-debate/a/d-id/1336767
     
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    Bruce Schneier
    We’re Banning Facial Recognition. We’re Missing the Point
    The whole point of modern surveillance is to treat people differently, and facial recognition technologies are only a small part of that
    January 20, 2020

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/opinion/facial-recognition-ban-privacy.html / (mirror)
     
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    Microsoft disagrees with EU facial-recognition ban
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    https://www.itpro.co.uk/technology/...soft-disagrees-with-eu-facial-recognition-ban
     
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