• Microsoft President: Facial Recognition Technology Needs Government Regulation

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    Microsoft President Brad Smith wants the government to regulate the use of facial recognition technology.
    Smith said in a blog post on Friday that Microsoft believes there should be "thoughtful government regulation" of the controversial technology that can automatically recognize a person's face. He also said that there should be standards created-via both the public and private sectors-"for the development of norms around acceptable uses."
    "In a democratic republic, there is no substitute for decision making by our elected representatives regarding the issues that require the balancing...
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  • Microsoft urges government to regulate facial recognition systems

    Microsoft urges government to regulate facial recognition systems

    7 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Facial recognition technology is a controversial topic. Scores of investors and consumer advocacy groups rallied against Amazon for providing its face-detecting artificial intelligence to local law enforcement. In committee hearings, representatives in the House took the FBI to task for using a facial ID system with an error rate of nearly 15...
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  • Microsoft's president says the government needs to step up regulation of face recognition technology

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    Microsoft wasn't providing face recognition to a key U.S. agency, but it still believes the U.S. should create regulations around the use of the technology.
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