The data on which algorithms “learn” to judge candidates contains a whole range of different kinds of biases, prejudices, inequalities and discrimination.
By Ivan Manokha, The Conversation
Technology is transforming China, helping improve life in some ways, but also collecting big data. The government is beginning to convert that data and surveillance footage into social credit scores, which critics say can be used to penalize those who…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
As protests continued on the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, authorities were using facial recognition and biometric data to identify protesters — who were in turn using technology to track police officers. New York Times reporter Paul Mozur joins…
By PBS NewsHour
British civil rights groups are calling on the government to suspend the use of facial recognition technology now being tested by police on the general public, claiming the technology is in a legal vacuum and could impact privacy. But some…
By Malcolm Brabant
We asked five experts with backgrounds in data security and tech law if FaceApp worries them. Their resounding answer was yes.
The hearing comes during a week when Immigration and Customs Enforcement has come under scrutiny for requesting states provide it with scans of driver's license photos.
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