Facial Recognition

New project shows scope of police surveillance
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New project shows scope of police surveillance

by EFF The Electronic Frontier Foundation with the help of several volunteers, students, and using public and private datasets, has…
IBM Stops Offering Facial Recognition, Citing Civil Rights
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IBM Stops Offering Facial Recognition, Citing Civil Rights

Via The Verge In what seems to be a reaction to the current protests against racism and police brutality (among…
The ACLU sues Clearview AI
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The ACLU sues Clearview AI

Via The ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union has announced that they’re suing Clearview AI, the secretive facial recognition surveillance…
Signal releases photo blur tool for protestors
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Signal releases photo blur tool for protestors

Via Signal Signal, the encrypted messaging app, has released new tools to aid protestors around the world who are at…
Microsoft to end investments in third-party facial recognition
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Microsoft to end investments in third-party facial recognition

Via The Verge Following a controversy surrounding a small facial recognition company Microsoft had an investment in, Microsoft has announced…
Facial recognition is coming to police bodycams
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Facial recognition is coming to police bodycams

Via OneZero OneZero has learned that Wolfcom is trialing and planning to sell law enforcement body cameras equipped with facial…
NEC’s massive facial recognition work is exposed [OneZero]
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NEC’s massive facial recognition work is exposed [OneZero]

OneZero has published a major investigative article detailing how NEC, a Japanese technology company has over “1,000 biometric deployments” with…
Is Apple’s Face ID privacy friendly?
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Is Apple’s Face ID privacy friendly?

Facial recognition is, in general, a huge privacy risk. Does this mean we should be concerned when using facial recognition…
Despite scrutiny, Clearview wants to expand globally [BuzzFeed News]
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Despite scrutiny, Clearview wants to expand globally [BuzzFeed News]

Clearview AI, the secretive facial recognition company that was exposed by the New York Times several weeks ago has major…
Portland is raising the stakes on a Facial recognition Ban [FAST COMPANY]
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Portland is raising the stakes on a Facial recognition Ban [FAST COMPANY]

Portland, Oregon is following the lead of cities such as San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, and Somerville who have banned the…
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