Day: June 9, 2020

CEO Warns on “Mass Surveillance, Racial Profiling”

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CEO urges “national dialogue” on use by law enforcement

IBM is dropping facial recognition or examination computer software from its portfolio, CEO Arvind Krishna has explained to the US Congress, expressing IBM “firmly opposes and will not condone employs of any technological innovation, together with facial recognition technological innovation presented by other suppliers, for mass surveillance [and] racial profiling.”

“We believe now is the time to get started a nationwide dialogue on whether and how facial recognition technological innovation really should be used by domestic law enforcement agencies”, the CEO — who took the helm in April — claimed in a letter to Congress that IBM revealed late Monday, June eight.

Krishna is not the initial important technological innovation vendor’s leader to categorical serious misgivings about how facial recognition technological innovation is staying employed.

Microsoft’s President Brad Smith in late 2018 urged governments to get started regulating

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