Survey: Minorities Less Likely to Trust Facial Recognition Technology

Breitbart | 9/5/2019 | Staff
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Racial minorities are less likely than white people to trust facial recognition software used by law enforcement, according to a recent survey.

The survey from the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of white Americans said they trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology while only 56 percent of Hispanic adults and 43 percent of black adults felt the same way.

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Overall, the survey found that 56 percent of Americans trusted law enforcement to use the controversial technology because of allegations that the technology misidentifies women and persons of color at higher rates.

Democrats were more likely to be skeptical of the technology than Republicans, and older people were more likely to support the technology than younger people.

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The survey found that 42 percent of young people support law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology, while 65 percent of people over 65 years old expressed support for it.

“Several groups express relatively low levels of trust in...
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