Facial recognition technology (FRT) is used for smartphone security, passport control, police investigations and many other applications. As the rollout of FRT accelerates, regulations to control its application are playing catch-up – and are mostly insufficient to safeguard people’s privacy and freedom. Antoaneta Roussi and Richard Van Noorden’s article is a disconcerting and important read.
About the Authors
Antoaneta Roussi is a freelance journalist and writer based in Nairobi, Kenya. Additional reporting by Richard Van Noorden, a features editor at Nature Research.
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5 months agoFRT is awesome technology in this technology more positives than negatives.