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The politics of regulating facial recognition... oh boy. #EmTechMIT

Debating the ethical implications of facial recognition technology are @Daragh_Murray, @mutalenkonde, and @yi_zeng. #EmTechMIT.

Here's some reading for you as they debate... #EmTechMIT

The @AINowInstitute published a report in December that urged the US government to regulate facial recognition technology because it represents a key challenge for society and policymakers. #EmTechMIT  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612552/facial-recognition-has-to-be-regulated-to-protect-the-public-says-ai-report/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1568837217 

The city of San Francisco already has, but its ban on face recognition technology doesn’t extend to private companies. #EmTechMIT  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613536/facial-recognition-ban-san-francisco-surveillance-privacy-private-corporate-interests/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1568837243 

London is the most surveilled city in the world, but…  https://www.technologyreview.com/f/613922/london-polices-face-recognition-system-gets-it-wrong-81-of-the-time/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1568837307 

And we can't talk about the politics of facial recognition without bringing up China. #EmTechMIT  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611815/who-needs-democracy-when-you-have-data/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1568837543 

... as well as what's happening in Hong Kong. #EmTechMIT  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614286/the-new-battle-in-hong-kong-isnt-on-the-streets-its-in-the-apps/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1568837593 


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