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This Is the Facial Recognition Tool at the Heart of a Class Action Suit Against Facebook

Facebook's 'Tag Suggestions' tool might end up costing the company a lot of money.
Sophie Kleeman
4.17.18
surveillance state
surveillance state

China Is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Send Jaywalkers Fines Through Text Messages

It’s the latest update to a widely deployed facial recognition surveillance system in China.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.28.18
Big Bobis
Big Bobis

This Guy Made a Facial Recognition Device for His Cat

Welcome to the cat surveillance state.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.28.18
facial-recognition
facial-recognition

AI-Fooling Glasses Could Be Good Enough to Trick Facial Recognition at Airports

Adversarial objects, for your face.
Samantha Cole
1.5.18
Animal Cognition
Animal Cognition

At Least Eight Sheep in the World Can Recognize Barack Obama

In a new study, sheep can pick out a celebrity face from a rando's.
Samantha Cole
11.8.17
Porn Star Privacy
Porn Star Privacy

Facial Recognition for Porn Stars Is a Privacy Nightmare Waiting to Happen

The underlying tech being used by Pornhub could one day be used by more nefarious actors to identify amateur and unwitting porn models.
Samantha Cole
10.11.17
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

Canada’s Spies, Police, and Border Agents Are Quietly Coordinating on Biometrics

Privacy experts worry the meetings could put Canadians’ privacy at risk.
Jordan Pearson
6.20.17
Chaos Computer Club
Chaos Computer Club

Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris

Using a camera, a printer, and a contact lens, hackers managed to bypass the S8's iris scanner.
Joseph Cox
5.23.17
surveillance state
surveillance state

British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face at the Champions League Final

South Wales Police is piloting facial recognition at one of Europe's biggest sporting events.
Glyn Owen
4.26.17
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algorithms

Machine Learning Will Save India's Cows from Bad Drivers

A road construction explosion in India is pitting heifers against highways.
Michael Byrne
4.8.17
Australia
Australia

Australia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial Recognition

They'll start testing at Canberra Airport in July.
Madison Margolin
1.24.17
Ass
Ass

New Research Suggests Our Faces Evolved to Function Like Chimpanzees' Red Asses

Chimps recognize each other's butts like they're faces.
Samantha Cole
12.3.16