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Facebook’s privacy settlement is such a joke, Mark Zuckerberg likely celebrated its signing

Under its deal with the FTC, Facebook's CEO wasn't held accountable or even interviewed. And the company can keep on collecting user data.
As the U.S. Capitol is seen in the background, a CCTV camera is mounted on a building roof November 3, 2017 in Washington, DC

FBI and ICE agents have been secretly mining state driver’s license databases for facial recognition searches without consent

Agents are reportedly harnessing state databases that have more than 50 million drivers' licenses for facial recognition searches.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

People dressed as poop emojis and other protesters are swarming Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting in Seattle

Amazon is a controversial company — as proven by the interesting kinds of protestors at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday.
Amazon's Rekognition software has come under heavy fire from civil rights groups.

‘We urge you to act’: The ACLU calls on Amazon investors to stop the firm selling facial recognition tech to law enforcement

The ACLU published an open letter addressing Amazon investors ahead of the company's annual shareholders' meeting on Wednesday.
Police in Washington County are allowed to run sketches of suspects through Amazon's facial recognition software.

A US police force is running suspect sketches through Amazon’s facial recognition tech and it could lead to wrongful arrests

Experts voiced concern that using sketches would increase error rates, which could lead to false matches.
Apple's iPhone facial recognition feature, Face ID, is mentioned during Bah's $1 billion suit.

A teen is suing Apple for $1 billion and claims its facial recognition led to his false arrest

Ousmane Bah, 18, of New York says he was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of stealing from a Manhattan Apple Store.
Microsoft President Brad Smith.

Microsoft took an ethical stand on facial recognition just days after being blasted for a sinister AI project in China

Microsoft President Brad Smith cited human rights concerns, saying the tech would end up disproportionately targeting women and ethnic minorities.

The best new technology we saw at CES 2019

Kia's car of the future can scan your face, and even your heart, to give you the best driving experience you've ever had.

The best new technology we saw at CES 2019

Kia's car of the future can scan your face, and even your heart, to give you the best driving experience you've ever had.