Hackers are pioneering new ways of tricking facial-recognition systems, from cutting the eyes out of photos to making a portrait ‘nod’ with artificial intelligence.
U.S. lawmakers are moving ahead with efforts to ban facial recognition software even as the technology helps identify supporters of President Donald Trump who ransacked their workplace and forced them to evacuate this month.
Canadian authorities declared that the company needed citizens’ consent to use their biometric information, and told the firm to delete facial images from its database.
Massachusetts is one of the first states to put legislative guardrails around the use of facial recognition technology in criminal investigations.
Nearly a year ago, Amazon said it would stop providing its facial-recognition software, Rekognition, to police for a year. Now it appears that ban won't be ending any time soon — if ever.
A New Jersey man was accused of shoplifting and trying to hit an officer with a car. He is the third known Black man to be wrongfully arrested based on face recognition
The Portland, Ore., City Council unanimously adopted two landmark ordinances banning city and private use of facial recognition technology. The first bars all city bureaus from acquiring or using the controversial technology with minimal exceptions for personal verification.
Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled in the case of civil rights campaigner Ed Bridges, who argued that South Wales Police caused him “distress” by scanning his face as he shopped in 2017 and as he attended a peaceful anti-arms protest in 2018.
The New York legislature passed a moratorium on the use of facial recognition and other forms of biometric identification in schools until 2022.
In what may be the first known case of its kind, a faulty facial recognition match led to a Michigan man’s arrest for a crime he did not commit.