Facial recognition software has recently attracted scrutiny for its adoption by some police departments across the United States. Very few U.S. states and localities have laws to adequately protect against abuse of the technology.
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As the U.S. government and the U.S. public consider the potential future use and regulation of facial surveillance, the debate in the U.K. can help to inform the U.S. discussion, particularly in terms of how law enforcement may use, and can abuse, the technology.
Livestream: House Committee on Oversight and Reform Hears Testimony on Facial Recognition Technology
On Jan. 15 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing titled “Facial Recognition Technology (Part III): Ensuring Commercial Transparency & Accuracy.” The Committee will hear testimony from Brenda Leong, Senior Counsel and Director of AI and Ethics at the Future of Privacy Forum; Dr.
“Artificial Intelligence Could Soon Enhance Real-Time Police Surveillance” reads a recent Wall Street Journal headline. Technology companies are working with U.S. police departments to develop facial recognition technology for body cameras—but the United States isn’t alone in its exploration and development of facial recognition technology.