Originally published December 30, 2018
Here is an excerpt:
"Face recognition technology is the technology to keep our eyes on in 2019.
The debates surrounding it have expressed our worst fears about surveillance and injustice and the tightly coupled links between corporate and state power. They’ve also triggered a battle amongst big tech companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, over how to define the parameters of corporate social responsibility at a time when external calls for greater accountability from civil rights groups, privacy activists and scholars, and internal demands for greater moral leadership, including pleas from employees and shareholders, are expressing concern over face surveillance governance having the potential to erode the basic fabric of democracy.
With aggressive competition fueling the global artificial intelligence race, it remains to be seen which values will guide innovation."
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