• Microsoft calls on Congress to regulate controversial facial recognition technology

    2 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    Microsoft wants Congress to regulate facial recognition technology as concerns grow that it could be used to invade privacy and improperly monitor people. Some civil-liberties groups and employees have called on tech companies to restrict the use of facial recognition,...
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  • Microsoft raises alarms about face recognition

    Microsoft raises alarms about face recognition

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft is calling on Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people's privacy and freedom of expression.
    It's the first big tech company to raise serious alarms about an increasingly sought-after technology for recognizing a person's face from a photo or through a camera.
    Microsoft President Brad Smith said in a blog post Friday that the government should form a bipartisan expert commission.
    Smith says Microsoft, which supplies face recognition to some businesses, has already rejected some customers' requests to deploy the technology in...
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  • AI Weekly: How to regulate facial recognition to preserve freedom

    AI Weekly: How to regulate facial recognition to preserve freedom

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Today Microsoft president Brad Smith called for federal regulation of facial recognition software. “In a democratic republic, there is no substitute for decision making by our elected representatives regarding the issues that require the balancing of public safety with the essence of our democratic freedoms. Facial recognition will require the publ...
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  • ACLU calls for a moratorium on government use of facial recognition technologies

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Technology executives are pleading with the government to give them guidance on how to use facial recognition technologies, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is weighing in.
    On the heels of a Microsoft statement asking for the federal government to weigh in on the technology, the ACLU has called for a moratorium on the use of the technology by government agencies.
    “Congress should take immediate action to put the brakes on this technology with a moratorium on its use, given that it has not been fully debated and its use has never been explicitly authorized,” said Neema Singh...
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