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Privacy Privacy advocates, security experts raise alarm over facial recognition technology

PORTLAND, Oregon — A Southeast Portland Jacksons store is using technology straight out of a science fiction novel – technology that’s becoming more and more utilized in public and private spheres....

Privacy GAO: Feds need to assess accuracy, protect privacy in use of face recognition

Three years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found flaws in the Department of Justice’s and the FBI’s oversight of their use of facial recognition technology, both agencies have yet...

Privacy Microsoft deletes massive facial recognition data set

In brief: First published in 2016, Microsoft’s "MS Celeb" data set held over 10 million images of almost 100,000 people. The compendium was used by researchers and private companies to train facial...

Privacy Microsoft Purges Massive Facial Recognition Database Over Privacy Fears

Microsoft's massive facial recognition database went live in 2016 and was built of online images of 100,000 well-known people. The massive database is believed to have been used to train facial ...

Privacy Microsoft Removes Face Recognition Photos Amid Privacy Controversy

Until April, Microsoft boasted of having the largest collection of faces that anyone could use to train facial-recognition algorithms. Since then, the once publicly-available dataset has quietly ...

Privacy Microsoft quietly pulls massive facial-recognition database from internet

Facial-recognition technology is commonly used for everyday tasks such as like unlocking phones and tagging friends on social media, but privacy concerns persist ... but their images were scraped...

Privacy FBI/DoJ Facial Recognition Tech Needs Better Accuracy, Privacy, GAO Says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Justice Department (DoJ) still have more work to do to boost the accuracy of facial recognition technology (FRT) they use and to ensure privacy of ...

Privacy Police are using flawed data in facial recognition searches, study finds

A study from the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology released on Thursday looked at how police are using flawed data to run facial recognition searches, despite years of studies showing...

Privacy A photo storage app used customers’ private snaps to train facial recognition AI

Users were not told their data was training facial recognition The company’s original 2,500-word privacy policy stated that facial recognition helped “organize” users files, letting them group ...

Privacy Google facial recognition technology brings privacy debate into the home

The internet giant showed off the $229 Nest Hub Max on Tuesday ... But at a time of intense debate on Silicon Valley’s handling of privacy and personal information, the new device pushes the ...

Privacy Android Q's speech recognition aims to protect your privacy, too

with no internet connection needed. It's possible because Google's speech recognition software requires less processing power, so it can run on your phone or tablet. That comes with an added...

Privacy Border officials don't have data to address racial bias in facial recognition tech

talked to an audience Friday at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Summit about what data its facial recognition tech collects -- but more importantly, about what data it...

Privacy If your image is online, it might be training facial-recognition AI

And as consumers are increasingly aware of the power of the data they leave like breadcrumbs across the internet, facial-recognition datasets are becoming a flash point for worries about privacy...

Privacy Beckage PLLC, A Leading Data Security And Privacy Law Firm, Announces Three Attorneys Have Earned CIPP/E Recognition

"This certification is in recognition of our commitment to our clients evolving needs in the data protection and privacy realm." "This certification underscores the importance of regulations like ...

Privacy Bipartisan Facial Recognition Privacy Bill Introduced in Congress

847, the “Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act of 2019,” a bill that would ... Performing third-party testing prior to implementation to address accuracy and bias issues for online services;...

Privacy What's Next: Finding Our Privacy in the IOT + Botnets are Back + Facial Recognition v. Copyright Law

Today, we chat with Stanford’s Jennifer King about the Internet of Things and what it means for the future of our privacy. In other news, the botnets are back, and they’re going after a new target....

Privacy Privacy Fears Grow as Facial Recognition Use Continues to Expand

Best practice 1: Obtain affirmative consent if data is being captured and stored Best practice 2: Utilize non-identifying characteristics to serve relevant content without capturing information The...

Privacy Lawmakers want to make it harder to sell your facial recognition data

A pair of US senators reached across the aisle to introduce a bill designed to protect facial recognition data. Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) want the Commercial Facial...

Privacy A new face recognition privacy bill would give us more control over our data

What it contains: The “Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act of 2019” would ban commercial face recognition technology users from collecting and sharing data for identifying or tracking...

Privacy Face Recognition Privacy Act aims to protect your identifying info

US Senators Roy Blunt and Brian Schatz want to protect people's facial recognition data and make it much harder to sell now that information is treated as currency. The lawmakers have introduced...