Microsoft for regulating face recognition
Microsoft is calling on the US Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people's privacy and freedom of expression.
Ex-Nebraska Rep. Ashford says Russian agents hacked emails
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska Democratic congressman says Russian agents hacked into his campaign emails in 2016, a few months before he narrowly lost to a Republican challenger. Former U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford announced the breach Friday on his Facebook page after the Justice Department filed an indictment alleging that 12 Russian military [...]
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Microsoft advocates for government regulation of facial-recognition technology
Microsoft is advocating that Congress become involved in regulating facial-recognition technology, on the heels of criticism of potentially negative impacts of its own work in that area.
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Microsoft calls on Congress to regulate controversial facial recognition technologyOlder articles »
Many people, including some employees, have called on companies developing facial recognition to put restrictions on its use. But that’s not the place of tech companies, Microsoft President Brad Smith wrote in a lengthy blog post Friday.