Microsoft rejected facial recognition sales because it'd target women, minorities

CNET | 4/17/2019 | Sean Keane
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Microsoft is apparently being careful about who it sells its facial recognition tech to.

Microsoft decided against selling facial recognition technology to a California law enforcement agency because it'd likely result in innocent women and minorities being held for questioning more often, a report said.

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Brad Smith, the company's president, noted that the unnamed agency wanted to run a face scan on anyone they...
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