Laura Kalbag

Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm

Written by Kashmir Hill on The New York Times.

“We’ve been active in trying to sound the alarm bells around facial recognition, both as a threat to privacy when it works and a racist threat to everyone when it doesn’t,” said Phil Mayor, an attorney at [American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan]. “We know these stories are out there, but they’re hard to hear about because people don’t usually realize they’ve been the victim of a bad facial recognition search.”

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Tagged with: facial recognition, algorithmic bias, racism.