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