Facial Recognition & Politicians

#1

I wonder whether politicians identified as “suspects” will cause them to think seriously about the perniciousness of facial recognition?

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#2

Facial recognition software mistook 1 in 5 California lawmakers for criminals, says ACLU https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-12/facial-recognition-software-mistook-1-in-5-california-lawmakers-for-criminals-says-aclu

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#3

Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/surveillance-technologies/amazons-face-recognition-falsely-matched-28

(from 1 year ago)

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#4

I’d very much like to think it would. But they have a high enough profile that as long as they aren’t non-white they’ll probably be fine and ignore the problem as part of the ‘learning process’. I might be a cynic, but I hope some legislation proves me wrong. I’m trying to solve this problem in NJ.

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