15 Jun 2020

Microsoft Joins Ban on Sale of Facial Recognition Tech to Police

Microsoft has reportedly joined Amazon and IBM in blocking the sale of its facial recognition technology to law enforcement, pushing for federal laws that adequately address the issues present in the software and regulate the technology. On Thursday, Microsoft stated that the ban on facial recognition gear will stand until

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13 Mar 2020

ACLU sues for records on facial recognition at the border

Currently, at US borders, the Trump Administration increased the use of facial recognition on travelers. However, amidst many others, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)  finds the governmental use of facial recognition to be ambiguously described and is, therefore, suing for more information. ACLU filed public record requests from multiple

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10 Feb 2020

CBP Is Upgrading to a New Facial Recognition Algorithm in March

Customs and Border Protection is preparing to upgrade the underlying algorithm running its current facial recognition technology program. CBP will be using the latest technology from a company given the highest rating for accuracy in tests developed and administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The CBP has

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