Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology (page 2)

After a confusing series of communications, Microsoft said today that, contrary to claims in a company blog post, the services it provides to Immigration and Customs Enforcement are not being used for facial recognition. The company also called for federal regulation of facial recognition in general. The controversy over the company’s work for ICE started started last month. Amid news of family separations at the border, social media users picked up on a Microsoft blog post that explained how the company worked with ICE and was “proud” of the association. The post also suggested that the agency could be using facial recognition powered by Microsoft cloud services. the Company says ICE contract “isn’t being used for facial recognition at... Continue reading…

Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology

Microsoft Corp on Friday called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

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

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 ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from TechCrunch

Microsoft says it doesn’t work on ICE facial recognition and calls for regulation

After a confusing series of communications, Microsoft said today that, contrary to claims in a company blog post, the services it provides to Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from The Verge

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