Good governance / Digital Agenda

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20th July 2018 / Good governance / Digital Agenda


B.Smith, President Microsoft: Facial recognition technology: The need for public regulation and corporate responsibility

All tools can be used for good or ill. Even a broom can be used to sweep the floor or hit someone over the head. The more powerful the tool, the greater the benefit or damage it can cause. The last few months have brought this into stark relief when it comes to computer-assisted facial recognition – the ability of a computer to recognize people’s faces from a photo or through a camera. This technology can catalog your photos, help reunite families or potentially be misused and abused by private companies and public authorities alike, Brad Smith, President, Microsoft writes.
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