40+ Rights Groups Urge Biden to Halt Federal Use of 'Dangerous' Facial Recognition Technology

40+ Rights Groups Urge Biden to Halt Federal Use of 'Dangerous' Facial Recognition Technology

A coalition of more than 40 advocacy groups is calling on President Joe Biden to take executive action imposing a moratorium on U.S. government use of facial recognition and other biometric technology, block state and local governments from using federal funds for such tools, and support related legislation introduced in Congress last year.

Regulating Facial Recognition Tech – Where Are We Now?

Regulating Facial Recognition Tech – Where Are We Now?

In the United Kingdom, Artificial Lawyer spoke to human rights campaigners on updates on their court cases against British police forces over their use of FRT.The efforts above range from limited bans within the public sector, to reviews of new implementations of the tech, to specific court cases against police use of FRT.

Are you being scanned? How facial recognition technology follows you, even as you shop

Are you being scanned? How facial recognition technology follows you, even as you shop

Terry Hartmann, vice president of Cognitec Asia Pacific, the company that develops “market-leading face recognition technologies for customers and government agencies around the world”, says using facial detection commercially is no different to Facebook’s manipulation of users’ online search history for targeted advertising.

UK Police Use of Facial Recognition to be Investigated by ICO • Digit

UK Police Use of Facial Recognition to be Investigated by ICO • Digit

The ‘Face off: The lawless growth of facial recognition technology’ report suggested London’s Met police had a failure rate of 98% when trialling FRT at the Notting Hill Carnival, identifying 95 innocent people.