Air Force bases look to facial recognition to secure entry
The pandemic has been good for one facial recognition company, which inked two new contracts to install the technology at Air Force bases.
Microsoft president won’t commit to moratorium on sale of facial recognition to federal law enforcement
Brad Smith would only say no federal law enforcement agency currently uses his company's technology and it wouldn't be used in scenarios that lead to bias.
Tech companies’ facial recognition bans unlikely to affect federal agencies
The missions of the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration are broader than that of police, and the market is far bigger than a few companies.
Democratic lawmakers target 4 agencies that reportedly surveilled protests
The National Guard, FBI, Customs and Border Protection and DEA are jointly addressed in the letter spearheaded by Reps. Anna Eshoo of California and Bobby Rush of Illinois.
DHS’s forthcoming biometrics system presents unmitigated privacy risks
Iris and facial recognition services that the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology system will provide could be thwarted by deepfakes.
Senate bill would put a moratorium on federal facial recognition use
The bill would also create a congressional commission to study facial recognition and give suggestions to Congress on how to regulate it.