Law enforcement officials say the technology is crucial in keeping prisons and jails safe, but critics say such systems trample on privacy rights.
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The risk of discrimination is a central issue for lawmakers around the world as they weigh how to regulate the use of AI technology, particularly in the labor market.
Scientists and lawmakers are working to rein in the potential abuses of neuroscience by companies from tech giants to wearable startups.
Concern over racial detection in facial recognition systems is growing globally.
At least half of London's boroughs have bought and deployed China-made surveillance systems linked to the abuse of Uyghurs, according to data exclusively given to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, raising alarm among privacy advocates and lawmakers. Freedom of information requests filed in late 2020 with ...
Technology that measures emotions based on biometric indicators such as facial movements, tone of voice or body movements is increasingly being marketed in China, researchers say, despite concerns about its accuracy and wider human rights implications. Drawing upon artificial intelligence, the tools range from cameras ...