By Jonathan Shieber | TechCrunch | 4 days 23 hours ago | Tech
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...
By Chuong Nguyen | Digital Trends | 4 days 17 hours ago | Tech
Although highly beneficial, facial-recognition technology could also be exploited for use in malicious ways. Now, Microsoft wants Congress to intervene to create laws to help govern the use of the technology in society. The post Microsoft calls for Congress to regulate use of facial-recognition tech appeared first on Digital Trends .
By Marrian Zhou | CNET | 4 days 21 hours ago | Tech
The cameras are watching you. Who'll watch the cameras?
By | Latest news | 4 days 22 hours ago | Tech
Microsoft is advocating that Congress become involved in regulating facial-recognition technology, on the heels of criticism of potentially negative impacts of its own work in that area.
By Nat Levy | GeekWire | 4 days 23 hours ago | Tech
Microsoft President Brad Smith speaks at Bloomberg’s Sustainable Business Summit. (GeekWire photo / Taylor Soper) Microsoft is calling for increased government oversight on companies developing facial recognition technology, at a time when public concern about the relationship between tech and the public sector is growing. In a blog post published Friday , Microsoft President Brad Smith touted...
By Mallory Locklear | Engadget | 4 days 23 hours ago | Tech
In a blog post today, Microsoft President Brad Smith called for Congress to begin considering regulation of facial recognition technology, calling it "the technology of the moment" and noting its "broad societal ramifications and potential for abuse....
By Scott Thurm | WIRED | 5 days 1 hour ago | Tech
“Facial recognition will require the public and private sectors alike to step up – and to act,” says Brad Smith, the company’s president.