Why Facial Recognition Technology Is So Dangerous

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Government crackdowns, hyper-personalized ads, real-time location tracking of citizens. Mass surveillance is a growing threat in the modern world. In this episode, we’ll take a look at why it’s so dangerous.

Citations:
Law enforcement database study: https://www.perpetuallineup.org
Palantir: https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-palantir-peter-thiel/
8 out of 42 accuracy rate: https://48ba3m4eh2bf2sksp43rq8kk-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/London-Met-Police-Trial-of-Facial-Recognition-Tech-Report.pdf
Racial and gender bias: http://news.mit.edu/2018/study-finds-gender-skin-type-bias-artificial-intelligence-systems-0212
Harrisburg University press release: https://archive.is/N1HVe
Big companies stepping away from facial recognition: https://www.cpomagazine.com/data-privacy/u-s-protests-have-caused-tech-giants-to-rethink-sales-of-facial-recognition-technology-to-police/

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