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Microsoft says it is time for government regulation of facial recognition

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Facial recognition is becoming more widely used in both general computing and in the wider world. Smartphones and computers can be unlocked with your face, but the technology is also used for security and policing purposes. While most uses are legitimate and helpful, there is scope for abuse. Microsoft thinks it is time for regulation to help avoid this. The company is calling on government around the world to introduce new laws, but also on the technology industry to introduce safeguards to protect against abuse and bias. See also: You may be happy about Microsoft’s adoption of Chromium, but Mozilla… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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