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From Davos: Henry Blodget leads a panel on facial recognition technology

Henry Blodget, CEO, Co-Founder, and Editorial Director, Insider Inc, is moderating a panel at the Microsoft Cafe in Davos.
Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal counsel.

Microsoft president calls for government regulation of facial-recognition technology to ‘ensure that the year 2024 doesn’t look like a pag...

Microsoft president Brad Smith warned that if government use of facial-recognition tech wasn't regulated, our future could become Orwellian.

A school in China is monitoring students with facial-recognition technology that scans the classroom every 30 seconds

The system is analyzing students' emotions and actions in the classroom to tell whether they are happy, angry, or confused and to monitor whether they are working or sleeping at their desk. The facial-recognition technology has also replaced ID cards and wallets at the library and canteen.
A Chinese police surveillance vehicle on Tiananmen Square.

Parts of China are using facial recognition technology that can scan the country’s entire population in one second

The system can reportedly scan the world's population in two seconds and has been used to arrest 2,000 people.
In this photograph taken on August 9, 2017 a facial recognition camera is seen installed at a intersection to take pictures of people crossing roads or offending traffic rules in Shanghai.

22 eerie photos show how China uses facial recognition to track its citizens as they travel, shop — and even use toilet paper

By 2020, the country hopes to have 570 million surveillance cameras — that's nearly one camera for every two citizens.
This photo taken on February 5, 2018 shows a police officer wearing a pair of smart glasses with a facial recognition system at Zhengzhou East Railway Station in Zhengzhou in China's central Henan province.

Chinese police are using facial-recognition glasses to scan travelers

The new accessories were unveiled ahead of the Chinese New Year rush, and have already been used to arrest people.
What's in a face? New research suggests there's a secret trove of information about some of our most intimate feelings packed into our pictures.

Stanford researchers built a ‘gaydar’ for photos — and it reveals something disturbing about facial recognition technology

Facial recognition technology may be able to guess more about us than we’re comfortable sharing.