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Buolamwini responds to Amazon as police admit facial recognition recommendations not followed

MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini has responded to criticisms of her study on algorithmic bias in services offered by…

 

Responsible use of facial biometrics in focus at World Economic Forum

As issues related to artificial intelligence, and facial biometrics in particular are receiving significantly increasing attention from the public and…

 

Microsoft prepares to operationalize principles for responsible use of facial recognition

Microsoft expects to “operationalize” its ethical principles for facial recognition by the end of March, company President and Chief Legal…

 

Facial biometrics specifically addressed in proposed Washington State data protection bill

A bill proposed in Washington’s state legislature would require companies using facial recognition software to obtain consent from consumers before…

 

Large coalition of groups calls on tech giants to commit to no facial biometrics for government

A coalition of more than 85 advocacy groups has written Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to ask them not to provide…

 

Microsoft patent suggests whispering technique for using voice assistants in public

Microsoft is attempting to address a barrier to the use of voice assistants in public places by having the user…

 

Microsoft announces six principles for responsible facial recognition and urges new laws

Microsoft President Brad Smith is at it again. In a move to accept corporate responsibility and forward public policy dialogue,…

 

Mastercard and Microsoft announce collaboration on decentralized universal ID system

Mastercard and Microsoft have announced a partnership to strategically collaborate on a device-based universal digital identity system to replace passwords…

 

Microsoft accepts ID R&D into IoT and AI Insider Labs program

ID R&D announced today that it has been accepted into Microsoft’s global IoT & AI Insider Labs program, a resource…

 

Microsoft President says 2024 could become 1984 without biometrics regulation

Microsoft President Brad Smith has doubled down on the need to regulate facial recognition technology, warning an audience of internet…

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