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U.S. Government Says Traveler Photos Were Taken In Data Breach
Customs and Border Protection said a subcontractors’ network was compromised in a cyberattack but did not say how many people were affected.
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Government Watchdog: FBI Has Access To About 640 Million Photographs
They reported that the FBI has access to driver's licenses, passports, mugshots and other photos that can be used by facial recognition technology.
Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Racial Bias In Facial Recognition Technology
At a congressional hearing, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tackled how the use of facial recognition technology can “exacerbate” racial bias in the criminal justice system.
NYPD Uses Woody Harrelson Pic To Nab Lookalike Beer Thief
The NYPD also used a photo of a New York Knicks player to search its database for a man wanted for a Brooklyn assault, according to a report by Georgetown University.
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San Francisco Bans Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By Law Enforcement
The California city is the first major U.S. city to ban government use of the technology.
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'Colorblind' Artificial Intelligence Just Reproduces Racism
AI is increasingly common, and the algorithms it uses to "predict" crime and misbehavior are reproducing racial discrimination.
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Helping Trump Deport Immigrants Is Just Another Perk Of Your Amazon Prime Subscription
The newest group seeking to profit from the president's anti-immigration efforts? Tech companies.
Amazon Pitched Its Controversial Facial Recognition Tech To ICE, Emails Show
ICE said it doesn't have a contract with Amazon for "Rekognition," but it has used similar software in the past.
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Amazon Is Selling Cops Its Facial Recognition Tool. That’s A Bad, Potentially Racist Move.
Facial recognition software often does not properly identify darker-skinned people.
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