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Texas Lawsuit Claims Facebook's Facial Recognition Violated User Privacy and Broke the Law

The suit claims the company violated state laws by gathering and using facial recognition data on millions of users without their consent.

Politics | Politics

New York City Council votes to prohibit businesses from using facial recognition without public notice | VentureBeat

New York City Countil passed a bill prohibiting commercial businesses from collecting biometric data without public notice.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook trained AI to fool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

According to VentureBeat, Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has developed a state-of-the-art "de-identification" system that works on video, including even live video. It works by altering key facial features of a video subject in real time using machine learni

Science & Technology | Tech

With facial recognition, shoplifting may get you banned in places you've never been - CNET

There are hundreds of stores using facial recognition -- none that have any rules or standards to prevent abuse.

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You Look Familiar. Now Scientists Know Why.

Researchers reported on Thursday that they had figured out how the brain stores and retrieves information about faces.