Michael Oliver is the second Black man found to be wrongfully arrested by Detroit police because of the technology—and his lawyers suspect there are many more.
With mass-evictions on the horizon, Landlord Tech Watch sheds light on the surveillance tools used by landlords and real estate companies.
Records obtained by Motherboard show the police department used sub-par images in almost half of its facial recognition searches, increasing the chance of misidentifying suspects.
California police are refusing to release documents about the surveillance technology it uses, despite a new law that requires their release.
Detroit regulated facial recognition software. It's still used only on Black people.
The legislation would follow a handful of local governments that have already banned the use of the technology by police.
After IBM and Amazon pulled access to its facial recognition software from law enforcement, we asked other companies that advertise the technology if they'll follow suit.
"Rekognition" has been shown time and time again to be ineffective and biased. Rather than shelving it altogether, Amazon is putting a one-year moratorium on police use of it.
Researchers in Pennsylvania—including a former NYPD cop—are the latest to dubiously claim they can predict future crime based on a person's face.
The lockdowns will eventually lift, but Russians worry the widespread use of this technology is here to stay.
When pointed at an individual it could recognize, the app said "You are friends."
A student organizer explains why the fight to ban facial recognition in schools and college campuses is entering a critical moment.