SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first US city to outlaw a rapidly developing
Millions of people uploaded photos to the Ever app. Then the company used them to develop facial recognition tools.
“The app developers were not clear about their intentions," one Ever user said. "I believe it’s a huge invasion of privacy.” SAN FRANCISCO — “Make memories”: That’s the slogan on the website for the photo
What's worse than finding out that Google is entering your industry? Realizing that Google already basically owns your industry--and that it can wreak widespread havoc by rewriting code. That's exactly
He’s trying to save face. A New York man filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple, claiming the tech giant’s facial-recognition software wrongly blamed him for stealing from Apple stores. Ousmane Bah,
People’s faces are being used without their permission, in order to power technology that could eventually be used to surveil them, legal experts say. Facial recognition can log you into your iPhone, criminals
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the company will look into an app that can be used to track and limit the travel freedom of women in Saudi Arabia. “I haven’t heard about it,” the CEO said in an interview NPR.
Despite employing a small army of contractors to monitor posts, it’s clear the company is no longer fit for purpose Way back in the 1950s, a pioneering British cybernetician, W Ross Ashby, proposed a law
After The New York Times revealed last month that Facebook continued to share personal information of millions of consumers with companies like Netflix, Yahoo, Spotify and Google — despite contrary assertions
SAN FRANCISCO — The contemporary internet was built on a bargain: Show us who you really are and the digital world will be free to search or share. People detailed their interests and obsessions on Facebook