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PETER GRIFFIN: Getting in first to control artificial intelligence

Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Jul 2020

Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Jul 2020
A couple of years ago, when Microsoft saw growing public unease over use of facial recognition for surveillance in the United States, it set out on a mission to have it regulated.It kicked off an effort in Olympia, the capital of Washington State where Microsoft is based, to introduce legislation that would mandate scrutiny and oversight of facial recognition systems.In March, the state legislature passed the SB 6280 bill, making Washington the first state in the country to introduce a law specifically governing facial recognition. The bil...

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