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Consider 'legal framework' for privacy in facial recognition, says US sub-committee

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James Matthews-Paul

Written on 03/08/2015 | Posted 2 years 6 months 18 days ago

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The United States Government Accountability Office has recommended that law-makers consider the privacy issues around facial recognition technology in a report published at the end of July. Senator Franken, who commissioned the report, observes that industry-wide and federal standards should be implemented before mass adoption occurs to prevent individuals from being identified and recorded in public. Currently, as in the UK and Europe, use is entirely reliant on best practice.

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