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
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    CaixaBank customers can use their faces to withdraw money at ATMs
    February 15, 2019
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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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    Are you being scanned? How facial recognition technology follows you, even as you shop
    As digital billboards record customers’ reactions to advertisements tailored to them, just who is safeguarding Australians’ privacy?
    February 24, 2019

    https://www.theguardian.com/technol...ition-technology-follows-you-even-as-you-shop
     
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    UK gov plots biometric tech rollout for prisons following 'successful' trial
    But 'shock' move hasn't gone down well with privacy groups
    March 7, 2019

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    The US Government Will Be Scanning Your Face At 20 Top Airports, Documents Show
    March 11, 2019
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    Facial recognition’s ‘dirty little secret’: Millions of online photos scraped without consent

     
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    A Chinese subway is experimenting with facial recognition to pay for fares
    Fare would be automatically deducted from a linked payment method
    March 13, 2019
    https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/13/18263923/chinese-subway-facial-recognition-fares-pay-ai
     
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    Facial recognition overkill: How deputies cracked a $12 shoplifting case
    Authorities call facial recognition a valuable tool. Civil liberties groups say it's dangerous
    March 18, 2019

    https://www.cnet.com/news/facial-recognition-overkill-how-deputies-cracked-a-12-shoplifting-case/
     
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    China’s airport facial recognition kiosks should make us fear for our privacy
    March 25, 2019
    https://www.fastcompany.com/9032451...on-kiosks-should-make-us-fear-for-our-privacy
     
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    New York fails in its first attempt at face recognition for drivers
    April 8, 2019
    https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/07/nyc-facial-recognition-experiment-failure/
     
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    San Francisco inches closer to banning facial recognition
    April 15, 2019
    https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/15/san-francisco-inches-closer-to-banning-facial-recognition/
     
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