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Police in Detroit were trying to figure out who stole five…

IBM Quits Facial Recognition, Joins Call for Police Reforms

IBM is getting out of the facial recognition business, saying…

How the Police Use Facial Recognition, and Where It Falls Short

After a high-speed chase north of Orlando, Fla., sheriff’s…

A Brutal Murder, a Wearable Witness, and an Unlikely Suspect

As Tony Aiello entered his nineties, he had false teeth, an artificial…

Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer Rejects Facial Recognition Software

The largest manufacturer of police body cameras is rejecting…

Prisons Across the U.S. Are Quietly Building Databases of Incarcerated People’s Voice Prints

ROUGHLY SIX MONTHS ago at New York’s Sing Sing prison, John…

Amazon Facial-Identification Software Used by Police Falls Short on Tests for Accuracy and Bias, New Research Finds

Facial-recognition software developed by Amazon and marketed…

Sheriff: State Privacy Laws ‘Have Not Kept Pace’ with Technology

With new technology like smart devices and facial recognition,…

Jeff Brandes Files Cell Phone Privacy Bill

State Sen. Jeff Brandes has again filed a bill that would protect…

The Dangerous Junk Science of Vocal Risk Assessment

IS IT POSSIBLE to tell whether someone is a criminal just from…