• Microsoft President: Facial Recognition Technology Needs Government Regulation

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Microsoft President Brad Smith wants the government to regulate the use of facial recognition technology.
    Smith said in a blog post on Friday that Microsoft believes there should be "thoughtful government regulation" of the controversial technology that can automatically recognize a person's face. He also said that there should be standards created-via both the public and private sectors-"for the development of norms around acceptable uses."
    "In a democratic republic, there is no substitute for decision making by our elected representatives regarding the issues that require the balancing...
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  • Microsoft urges government to regulate facial recognition systems

    Microsoft urges government to regulate facial recognition systems

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Facial recognition technology is a controversial topic. Scores of investors and consumer advocacy groups rallied against Amazon for providing its face-detecting artificial intelligence to local law enforcement. In committee hearings, representatives in the House took the FBI to task for using a facial ID system with an error rate of nearly 15...
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  • As facial recognition technology becomes pervasive, Microsoft issues a call for regulation

    As facial recognition technology becomes pervasive, Microsoft issues a call for regulation

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Technology companies have a privacy problem. They're terribly good at invading ours and terribly negligent at protecting their own.
    And with the push by technologists to map, identify and index our physical as well as virtual presence with biometrics like face and fingerprint scanning, the increasing digital surveillance of our physical world is causing some of the companies that stand to benefit the most to call out to government to provide some guidelines on how they can use the incredibly powerful tools they've created.
    That's what's behind today's call from Microsoft President Brad...
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  • Microsoft calls for regulation of facial recognition, saying it's too risky to leave to tech industry alone

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post


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  • Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Amid a growing call for governments to rein in the use of the technology, Microsoft became the first tech giant to join the chorus.
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