facial recognition

GSA tests find facial matching tech has ‘disproportionately high’ false rejection rates for African Americans

by • 4 months ago

In its new equity action plan the agency identifies algorithmic discrimination and universal design as core priorities.

GSA administrator reaffirms decision to stay away from facial recognition, at least for now

by • 5 months ago

Robin Carnahan says identity verification is something the federal government must strive for, but not at the cost of civil liberties.

Clearview AI CEO says company focused on winning federal agency contracts this year

by • 5 months ago

Hoan Ton-That tells Reuters the company wants to deepen its relationship with customers that are trialing the technology.

Civil liberties watchdog expected to return with renewed focus on facial recognition

by • 6 months ago

The appointment of Sharon Bradford Franklin and Beth Williams will restore the oversight board to its five-member complement.

GSA won’t use facial recognition with Login.gov for now

by • 6 months ago

The agency's secure sign-in team continues to research the technology and to conduct equity and accessibility studies.

MITRE: White House biometrics definition requires rethink

by • 6 months ago

OSTP conflated three distinct concepts as biometrics, which will lead to confusion as it attempts craft an AI Bill of Rights.