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Student Sues Apple for $1 Billion, Blames Face-Recognition Tech for False Arrest

Apple is being sued for $1 billion in damages by an 18-year-old college student who blames the company’s facial recognition software for his false arrest and for wrongly tying him to thefts at Apple stores in several states. The plaintiff …

MIT Researcher Exposing Bias in Facial Recognition Tech Triggers Amazon’s Wrath

Facial recognition technology was already seeping into everyday life — from photos on Facebook to police scans of mugshots — when Joy Buolamwini noticed a serious glitch: Some of the software couldn’t detect dark-skinned faces like hers. That revelation sparked …