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The state of Virginia recently enacted a law banning local law enforcement and campus police departments from using facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology is defined as an “electronic system for enrolling, capturing, extracting, comparing, and matching an individual’s geometric facial data to identify individuals in photos, videos, or real time.” The law states that …

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — We all know pet owners who take countless photos of their furry friends. It can be amusing, annoying, and easy to make fun of–but those snapshots could come in handy one day. New facial recognition technology is helping reunite lost pets and their owners. One local shelter is using this technology …

DETROIT – A Michigan man is suing the Detroit Police Department in federal court after he was wrongfully arrested and jailed for shoplifting. Robert Williams, a Black man, was arrested at his home in a Detroit suburb in front of his wife and two young daughters after a police officer called him at work and …

News 12 Staff Apr 07, 2021, 10:27pm EDT Updated on:Apr 07, 2021, 10:27pm EDT The Legal Aid Society has released documents shedding light on the NYPD’s use of a controversial facial technology – Clearview AI. The Legal Aid Society disclosed documents made available in a public records request, showing email exchanges from the NYPD and …

The officer was injured in the Meadows on Saturday after police were called to deal with mass gatherings and sporadic fights that were breaking out. A video, shared widely on social media, was taken by Scottish rapper rapper on his Instagram @jaad_rapper, and shows the dramatic scenes that include police breaking up the fights by …

ORLANDO, Fla. (KABC) — It’s a new way to walk into Disney World — not with a ticket, but by showing your face. Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park in Orlando is testing out facial recognition technology that converts a guest’s face into a unique number ID that’s linked to their admission ticket. On its website, …

Testing will be conducted at the Magic Kingdom from March 23 through April 23. ORLANDO, Fla. — Could park-goers be using facial recognition to enter Walt Disney World in the near future? A test running at the Magic Kingdom is working to determine just that.  Starting March 23, guests planning to visit the Magic Kingdom …

ORLANDO, Fla. – Walt Disney World is now testing a new facial recognition technology at its Magic Kingdom theme park. The new technology captures an image of a guest’s face and converts it into a unique number, which is then associated with the form of admission being used for park entry. Disney said on its …

Experts advocate robust regulation of facial recognition technology to reduce discriminatory outcomes. After Detroit police arrested Robert Williams for another person’s crime, officers reportedly showed him the surveillance video image of another Black man that they had used to identify Williams. The image prompted him to ask the officers if they thought “all Black men …

A recent study published in Scientific Reports revealed that facial recognition technology can accurately predict someone’s political stance from their Facebook profile photo. According to the study, authored by Michal Kosinski, the algorithm shows greater accuracy in deducing a person’s political orientation than either human judgement or a personality test. A common facial recognition algorithm …