By Mallory Locklear | Engadget | 6 days 3 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 Chuong Nguyen | Digital Trends | 5 days 21 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 Jonathan Shieber | TechCrunch | 6 days 25 minutes ago | Tech
Technology executives are pleading with the government to give them guidance on how to use facial recognition technologies, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is weighing in. On the heels of a Microsoft statement asking for the federal government to weigh in on the technology, the ACLU has called for a moratorium on the use of the technology by government agencies. “Congress should take...
By Marrian Zhou | CNET | 6 days 2 hours ago | Tech
The cameras are watching you. Who'll watch the cameras?
By | Latest news | 6 days 3 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 | 6 days 3 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 Scott Thurm | WIRED | 6 days 6 hours 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.