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

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by mood, Jun 24, 2018.

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    Meet Orwell, Russia’s cute and totally not sinister new facial recognition system for kids
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    Microsoft reportedly tried to sell facial recognition tech to the DEA
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    Victoria police distances itself from controversial facial recognition firm Clearview AI
    The force says it has discontinued using the service
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    Eurostar to roll out facial recognition for ‘passport-free’ travel to Europe
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    Victoria Police emails reveal Clearview AI's dodgy direct marketing
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    US government doesn't know how it uses facial recognition in public housing
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    UK’s facial recognition technology ‘breaches privacy rights’
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    New York Civil Liberties Union files lawsuit over Lockport facial recognition system
    June 23, 2020
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    Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm
    ...a faulty facial recognition match led to a Michigan man’s arrest for a crime he did not commit
    June 24, 2020

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/24/technology/facial-recognition-arrest.html
    Facial recognition leads to first wrongful U.S. arrests, activists say
     
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    Boston Bans Police Forces From Using Facial Recognition
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    EFF: Victory! Boston Bans Government Use of Face Surveillance
     
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    Members of Congress push to ban federal use of face recognition
    It follows a case in which a man was wrongfully arrested after an incorrect biometric match
    June 25, 2020
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    Rank One Computing to address misuse of its facial recognition technology
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    Facial recognition technology prevents crime, but at what cost to human rights and privacy?
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    São Paulo subway facial recognition system slammed over user data security and privacy
    A new surveillance system is deemed "inefficient and dangerous"
    June 29, 2020

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    AWS Facial Recognition Platform Misidentified Over 100 Politicians As Criminals
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    "Detroit Police Chief Admits Face Recognition Doesn't Work '95-97% of the Time'...

    Detroit police have used highly unreliable facial recognition technology almost exclusively against Black people so far in 2020...

    In a public meeting Monday, Detroit Police Chief James Craig admitted that the technology, developed by a company called DataWorks Plus, almost never brings back a direct match and almost always misidentifies people..."

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/...gnition-software-misidentifies-96-of-the-time
     
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    How can we ban facial recognition when it’s already everywhere?
    A growing number of gadgets are scanning your face
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    Clearview AI ceases offering its facial recognition technology in Canada
     
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    Facial recognition market to surpass $12 billion by 2026
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    Facial Recognition Market Growth Predicted at 18% Till 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc.
     
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    Facial Recognition Is Here But We Have No Laws
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    Facial recognition linked to a second wrongful arrest by Detroit police
    It's the second-known such case in the US to date
    July 10, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/facial-recognition-false-match-wrongful-arrest-224053761.html
    Detroit Free Press: Controversial Detroit facial recognition got him arrested for a crime he didn’t commit
     
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