Federal Trade Commission

FTC Weighs In On Face Recognition Technology

FTC Weighs In On Face Recognition Technology

By Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project at 4:46pm
The FTC on Monday released a staff report on Face Recognition, offering “best practices for common uses of facial recognition technologies.” The report resulted from a workshop the agency held on the issue last year. Face recognition is in some ways the ultimate biometric identifier, and its potential to finally and decisively put an end to the possibility of anonymity in public is very real.
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