Amazon says it has pushed for regulations to ensure the software was used ethically.
Microsoft said it has worked on enacting principles and legislation for the software’s use.
IBM will stop offering facial recognition software, will oppose tech's use for mass surveillance, social profiling
IBM's decision to get out of the facial recognition business comes amid US protests over the death of George Floyd.
Facial recognition software can identify individuals in photos and videos based on a database of known subjects.
Amid Coronavirus outbreak, Chinese company develops tech that can identify people even with their masks on
Coronavirus has resulted in almost everyone wearing a surgical mask outdoors posing a particular problem for surveillance.
Facebook agreed to pay $550 million to settle a case alleging it illegally collected biometric information for 'face tagging'.
The system is being trialled in Bengaluru where about half a million faces are scanned every day.
Facebook will pay $550 mn to settle facial recognition suit pertaining to its 'Tag Suggestions' feature
Facebook disclosed the settlement as part of its quarterly financial results, in which it took a charge on the case.
Facial recognition artificial intelligence has sparked a global debate about the pros and cons of a technology.
Clearview AI is the latest viral hit among law enforcement agencies which could end privacy as we know it
Clearview’s app carries extra risks because law enforcement agencies are uploading sensitive photos to the servers of a company whose ability to protect its data is untested.
Exceptions to the facial recognition ban could be made for security projects as well as research and development.
Facial recognition used by police in the US falls short on many fronts, but that doesn't bother many law enforcement agencies
Officials in Florida said that they query the system 4,600 times a month. But the technology is no magic bullet
Protests in the age of facial recognition: No legal oversight in implementation could lead to illegal surveillance
Just like the controversial Aadhaar database was built without a law, all other surveillance infrastructure is being built without a law on surveillance.
Uighurs and human rights groups have said authorities collected DNA samples, images of irises and other personal data during mandatory health checks.
China is home to some of the world’s leaders in facial recognition software, including Megvii and SenseTime.
Chaayos is reportedly collecting customer facial data at some outlets, claims that customers can opt out
There are no terms and conditions on display, there is no opt-out option, there is no clarity on how Chaayos processes this data,
Human rights and technology experts in India warned of the risks to privacy from increased surveillance.
The blacklist effectively bars US firms from selling tech to Chinese companies without government approval.
Since 2011, FBI has reportedly logged over 390,000 facial-recognition searches of federal and local databases.
The project, run out of a village house is collecting material that could train AI software.