As Facial Recognition Adoption Rises, So Do Civil Rights Issues, Discrimination, and Legislationby@sshwartz

As Facial Recognition Adoption Rises, So Do Civil Rights Issues, Discrimination, and Legislation

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As Facial Recognition Adoption Rises, So Do Civil Rights Issues, Discrimination, and Legislation. The Chinese government is in the process of rolling out its Xueliang (Translation: Sharp Eyes) Project that is connecting security cameras on roads, buildings, and malls to track its 1.4 billion inhabitants. There are reports that Chinese authorities have used the technology to catch and shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves. Police departments in Maryland have used facial recognition software to identify people participating in protests who had outstanding warrants.

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