FTC Commissioner Supports Severe Facial Recognition Restrictions

By Zach Segal, Published Jan 15, 2021, 09:58am EST

Pressure against facial recognition is building, with an FTC commissioner saying he supports a moratorium or severe restrictions on facial recognition.

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Inside this note, IPVM examines what the FTC commissioner said, and the challenges for facial recognition.

Executive *******

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What ****** ****

***** ******, ** *** Commissioner, ****** ********** ******** ** ****** recognition *** *************** ** **** ************* accountable. ****** ****** ****:

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*** **** ****:

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Paravision **** ****** ******

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*** ******* **** *** FTC **** ****** ****** similar ********** ** ****** cases:

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*******, * ********** ************** told **** **** *** already ******** ** * model **** *** *** use *** **** ** question, ** *** ********** will **** ** ****** on ****:

** ********* ****, ********** released *** ******-********** **** recognition ***** ***** **** not *** *** **** users’ ****.The ******* ***** ******* *** ****** ** *** ******* *** and reinforces a mindful tone as we look ahead.[emphasis added]

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****** ******* **** *********/************** *********** **** ********** had ************** ******* ******** in ***** ***** ******* app *** **** **** data ** ******* **********’* face *********** **********. *** FTC ******* **** ******* stating ** ***** *** apply **** *********** ** users' ****** ******* **********, the*** ****(******** ** ****** ****) automatically ********* ***** *** face *********** *** ******* an ***-***. **** **** kept **** **** *********** accounts ******* ********* *** to.*******, **** ** *** allegations **** ** ** with **********’* **** ** algorithms ** *** ********** themselves, **** *** *** data ** ***** **** was *********.

FTC *** ******* *********

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**** **** **** ********** enforcement *** **********, ********* that ** *** *** internal ******** ****, ** most ************ **** *********** vendors ** ***, ***** not ** ****** *** a ******* *********.

Outlook

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