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Millions of people uploaded photos to the Ever app. Then the company used them to develop facial recognition tools.
“Ever AI promises prospective military clients that it can ‘enhance surveillance capabilities’ and ‘identify and act on threats.’ It offers law enforcement the ability to identify faces in body-cam recordings or live video feeds.” Tweet by indie at May 09, 2019 at 03:43PM
indie  ai  artificialintelligence  facialrecognition  surveillancecapitalism  venturecapital  businessmodels  radar 
10 weeks ago by laurakalbag
Don’t look now: why you should be worried about machines reading your emotions | Technology | The Guardian
But it is precisely this type of algorithmic judgment based on markers like ethnicity that worries Whittaker most about emotion detection technology, suggesting a future of automated physiognomy. In fact, there are already companies offering predictions for how likely someone is to become a terrorist or pedophile, as well as researchers claiming to have algorithms that can detect sexuality from the face alone.

Several studies have also recently shown that facial recognition technologies reproduce biases that are more likely to harm minority communities.
algorithms  facialrecognition  emotion  machinelearning  surveillance  racism 
march 2019 by laurakalbag
MPs 'alarmed' at police mugshot database
“But we were alarmed to discover that the police have begun uploading custody photographs of people to the Police National Database and using facial recognition software without any regulatory oversight - some of the people had not even been charged.” By Kevin Rawlison on BBC News
privacy  security  police  policestate  facialrecognition  tracking  surveillance  indie  indieroundup  notincluded 
march 2015 by laurakalbag

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