Tech Expert Explains Why Facebook Is Not Completely Getting Rid Of Facial RecognitionEarlier this month, Facebook said they would shut down their facial recognition technology, deleting the faceprints of more than 1 billion people. However, tech expert Carla Franklin says they are still using it in some ways.
Facebook To Shut Down Facial Recognition System, Delete 1 Billion Face ImagesFacebook said it will shut down its face-recognition system and delete the faceprints of more than 1 billion people.
Clearview AI Sued In Alameda County Court By Immigrant Rights Groups, ActivistsClearview AI, the controversial firm behind facial-recognition software used by law enforcement, is being sued in a Bay Area court by two immigrants' rights groups.
Apple iOS Update Will Fix Face Recognition Issue For COVID-19 Masks, Debut Contact TracingApple's next iOS updates will help users wearing masks who can't log onto their iPhones using facial recognition and enable contact tracing notifications during the COVID-19 pandemic.
California To Ease Mandatory Sentences, Ban Facial Recognition On Police Body CamerasCalifornia will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras.
3-Year Ban of Police Body-Camera Face-Recognition Tech Passes LegislatureCalifornia is poised to ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras for three years after votes by the state legislature this week.
Facebook Will Stop Automatic 'Tag Suggestions' On Your Friends' Faces In PhotosFacebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users' friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they "tag" them.
Facial-Recognition Technology Wrongly Flagged 26 California Lawmakers As Criminals A recent test of Amazon's facial recognition technology reportedly ended with a major fail, as some state lawmakers turned up as suspected criminals.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Facial Recognition Technology BanSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved a ban on police and other public agencies using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction.
San Francisco Moves Towards Banning Use Of Facial Recognition Tech By Law EnforcementThe city of San Francisco is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to ban the use of facial recognition technology for law enforcement.
Oakland's Facial Recognition Ban Passes First Administrative Hurdle
Amazon Shareholders Call For Halt Of Facial Recognition Sales To PoliceNearly 20 groups of Amazon shareholders are pressuring the tech company to stop selling facial recognition technology to law enforcement.
Amazon Asked To Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology To PoliceMore than two dozen civil rights organizations are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling its facial recognition technology to the government.
This Iris Scanner Can Identify You From 40 Feet AwayAn iris scanner could soon be a new tool in police arsenal to identify a potentially dangerous subject before an officer ever comes in contact with them.
11 Ways The Government Is Spying On YouYou don't have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell's 1984 or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.