Experts told Newsweek that the technology disproportionately affects marginalized communities and raises significant privacy and civil liberties issues.
Experts have expressed concerns that these drones that use AI facial recognition may allow the targeting of specific people, raising a number of ethical issues.
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The IRS said it will move away from using third-party services for facial recognition used to help authenticate people making new accounts online.
The government announced U.S. companies are not allowed to sell to China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences and its research institutes without a license.
According to Customs and Border Protection, since 2018 over "1,100 impostors" have been detected by facial scanning technology at ports of entry into the U.S.
Texas launched an investigation into the biometric data collection practices of Facebook, Inc., which changed its name to Meta last week, in June 2020.
"This change will represent one of the largest shifts in facial recognition usage in the technology's history," the company wrote in a blog post.
The airline is aiming to get bag check waiting times down to 30 seconds with the technology at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia.
The new rules are a ramping up of 2019 restrictions that limited children to 90 minutes of gaming most weekdays.
Lamya Robinson's parents say they are considering legal action after the incident in Livonia, Michigan.
King County's ban on facial recognition software is "an important step forward in the effort to stop government use of this harmful and racist technology," said Jennifer Lee of ACLU Washington.
Several European privacy campaign groups filed legal complaints Thursday against Clearview AI alleging that the company's facial recognition technology stockpiled biometric data on more than 3 billion people without their knowledge or consent.
The profile of Kottmann, part of a collective dubbed "APT 69420 Arson Cats," was removed from the social media platform this week after the group claimed to have accessed 150,000 live camera feeds.
Political polarization over government use of facial recognition technology continues to mount, as Massachusetts became one of the first states to pass comprehensive regulations curbing law enforcement's use of the software.
An Indian city is planning on deploying facial recognition to detect harassment based on women's expressions.
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"We're being specifically targeted with this technology because of what we're protesting," Derrick Ingram said.
"This racist surveillance technology has no place in our communities," the ACLU said.
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A Russian women's rights activist wants a federal ban of facial recognition technology in Moscow following political protests in the city.
"If I had made a similar comment, people would be outraged and they would be calling for my resignation," said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.
"While facial recognition identifies a white man's gender 99% of the time, it misidentifies darker-skinned females up to 35% of the time," Tlaib wrote in a follow-up tweet.
Musicians are banding together against Ticketmaster's plans to use facial recognition at music festivals and shows. The technology has come under fire for inaccuracies.
The findings were slammed by Amazon, with the technology giant accusing the ACLU of "knowingly misusing and misrepresenting" Rekognition to make headlines.
China's deployment of surveillance to detain Turkic Muslims who use "suspicious network tools" like WhatsApp or too much electricity should concern Western leaders.
"You don't need people's cooperation for us to be able to recognize their identity," said one researcher.