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

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    San Francisco proposal would ban government facial recognition use in the city
    Would become first city in the nation to ban the tech
    January 29, 2019

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/29/18202602/san-francisco-facial-recognition-ban-proposal
    legislation (PDF): https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/13723917/ORD__Acquisition_of_Surveillance_Technology.pdf
     
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    Romford Station, smile! You're in London cops' final facial recog 'trial'
    Cams trained on entrance today and tomorrow – so tough luck if that's on your commute route
    January 31, 2019

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/31/london_cops_facial_recognition_final_trial/
     
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    Man fined £90 for public order offences after dodging facial recognition
    It's a novel way of raising funds in Brexit Britain
    February 1, 2019
    https://www.theinquirer.net/inquire...der-offences-after-dodging-facial-recognition
     
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    Well, "public order offence" is whatever they say that it is. Could be anything.

    And if for no other reason, it's just a billing code for the officer's time. In a way, he did troll them, by hiding his face.
     
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    Amazon: Facial recognition bias claims are 'misleading'
     
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    London's Met police confess: We made just one successful collar in latest facial recog trial
    February 6, 2019
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/...sful_arrest_during_latest_facial_recog_trial/
     
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    Amazon Recorded Video Of A Seller's Face For Identification Purposes
    “We will record a 5-second video of your face. ... To proceed, enable access to your webcam.”
    February 6, 2019
    https://www.buzzfeednews.com/articl...acial-identification-with-a-seller-and-people
     
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    Amazon weighs in on potential ‘legislative framework’ for facial recognition
     
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    Victorian government pushes back on in-classroom surveillance
    February 7, 2019
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/victorian-government-pushes-back-on-in-classroom-surveillance/
     
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    NEC recognition tech can spot people even when their faces are obscured
    February 8, 2019
    https://newatlas.com/nec-partial-facial-recognition-tech/58398/
    NEC: NEC technology recognizes people based on partial images
     
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    Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates
    February 12, 2019
    https://www.itnews.com.au/news/second-aussie-airport-gets-new-contactless-arrivals-smartgates-518663
     
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    CaixaBank customers can use their faces to withdraw money at ATMs
    February 15, 2019
    https://www.computerweekly.com/news...can-use-their-faces-to-withdraw-money-at-ATMs
     
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    The Mystery of That Taylor Swift Face Recognition Kiosk Has Been Solved
    February 15, 2019
    https://gizmodo.com/the-mystery-of-that-taylor-swift-face-recognition-kiosk-1832653921
     
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