Existing criticisms of facial recognition technology once again is being called into question as news of Amazon’s “Rekognition” software was found to incorrectly match 105 U.S. and U.K. politicians.
A blog post by privacy advocate Paul Bischoff published on comparitech.com/
May 28 criticized the tool for being inaccurate after he compared new data from Comparitech with the results of a July 2018 test by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that checked actual mugshots with congressmen. Meanwhile, it’s being “peddled” as a recommended measure to U.S. law enforcement agencies.
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