GAO Finds Widespread Use of Facial Recognition Without Adequate Privacy Protections

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Within a [1] survey , the Government Accountability Workplace found that 13 government law enforcement agencies are unable to monitor employees use of facial acknowledgement services and reported that will 20 agencies use some type of facial recognition. Eight companies own systems while seventeen agencies used a system outside of the agency in the last two years. The particular report found that ten agencies used [2] Clearview AI and 5 utilized its competitor Vigilant Techniques. The GAO also documented that most federal law enforcement companies were unable to comply with Personal privacy Act and E-Government Action requirements because the agencies tend not to track employee use of outdoors facial recognition systems. LEGENDARY has an ongoing [3] lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Operate seeking documents on Migration and Customs Enforcement’s utilization of Clearview AI and other face recognition services. Recently, LEGENDARY joined over 40 various other organizations to detail the problems with law enforcement’ ersus use facial recognition plus [4] require a law enforcement ban on the technology’s use.

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