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Signed As Law: Vermont Bans Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Signed As Law: Vermont Bans Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Last week, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law that bans police from using facial recognition technology. The growing movement to prohibit the use of facial recognition at the state and local levels could hinder the operation of a growing national facial recognition network.

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New Facial Recognition Software Predicts You’re a Criminal Based on your Face

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
New Facial Recognition Software Predicts You’re a Criminal Based on your Face

The latest technological development appears to be an updated, “algorithmic phrenology,” repackaging a dangerous idea for the 21st century, all the more noteworthy because they are trying to sell it to law enforcement as an unbiased tool helping society. #facialrecognition

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Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology Can Now Detect Fear in People

Posted by on August 18, 2019 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology Can Now Detect Fear in People

Privacy advocates are responding with alarm to Amazon’s claim this week that the controversial cloud-based facial recognition system the company markets to law enforcement agencies can now detect “fear” in the people it targets. #facialrecognition

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’10-Year Challenge’ Meme Could Improve Social Algorithms For Facial Recognition

Posted by on January 19, 2019 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
’10-Year Challenge’ Meme Could Improve Social Algorithms For Facial Recognition

Social users of the “10 Year Challenge” Meme should be wary that algorithms could use their data to harvest points for facial recognition.

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