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Sen. Markey Seeks Answers From Ring On Doorbell-camera Police Network (Washington Post, Sep 06, 2019)
Sen. Markey seeks answers from Ring on doorbell-camera police network. ... Ring said it is reviewing the letter but did not offer any immediate response. Bezos and Amazon did not respond to requests for comment.
 

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Probes (Wall Street Journal, Sep 06, 2019)
Texas attorney general to lead effort examining impact of Google on digital advertising markets; New York attorney general to helm Facebook review, citing concerns over control of personal data
 

Army Leans Into Biometric ID (GCN, Sep 06, 2019)
"The Army employs biometrics systems in operations to support force protection, physical access needs, other operations, but largely it's been fingerprint based," said Keith Riser, a computer scientist for the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate at the C5ISR Center in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.
 

Police Gave Images To Kings Cross Developer For Facial Recognition (Guardian, Sep 06, 2019)
The Metropolitan police gave watch list images to private developers at Kings Cross, allowing them to use facial recognition on the public, it has been revealed.
 

Apple's Face ID Still Leads The Way And Why The IPhone Notch Could Be Here To Stay (Express, Sep 06, 2019)
APPLE first introduced its groundbreaking Face ID technology back in 2017 and here's why it continues to lead the way and why it's set to grace the next generation of devices.
 

Those Opposed To Facial Recognition Technology Bring Fight To State Government (Click On it Detroit, Sep 06, 2019)
Police use of facial recognition technology has been a hot topic in Detroit. Dozens of people gathered to voice opposition to the controversial technology as the Detroit Police Department pushes for its expansion. The Detroit Police Commission is looking over revisions to the use of facial recognition, changes made by Police Chief James Craig. Some people opposed to the technology are taking their fight to the state government.
 

IGI To Install Facial Recognition Technology, Trials To Begin From Tomorrow (The Dispatch, Sep 06, 2019)
Indira Gandhi International Airport will roll out a three-month trial to demonstrate a Biometric Enabled Seamless Travel Experience (BEST) from Friday. The trial will be based on Facial Recognition Technology.
 

12 Arrested At Massachusetts Amazon Building In ICE Protest (The Hill, Sep 06, 2019)
Protesters ended up at the Amazon building in Cambridge, where they stayed in the lobby for a little less than two hours. The group said it was demonstrating against Amazon's contracts with ICE, according to a video posted on its Facebook page.
 

China To Curb Facial Recognition Technology In Schools (Sup China, Sep 06, 2019)
After letting facial recognition devices saturate Chinese schools for years without clear guidelines or restraints, China’s education authorities are finally acknowledging the harm and sheer creepiness of putting that technology into classrooms.
 

China To Curb Facial Recognition Technology In Schools (Sup China, Sep 06, 2019)
After letting facial recognition devices saturate Chinese schools for years without clear guidelines or restraints, China’s education authorities are finally acknowledging the harm and sheer creepiness of putting that technology into classrooms.

 

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