FTC Commissioner Supports Severe Facial Recognition Restrictions

By Zach Segal, Published Jan 15, 2021, 09:58am EST (Info+)

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.

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For those interested in getting a bit more context, Paravision's CEO wrote a blog post on this news. You can check it out here: Moving Forward

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