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Microsoft urges government to regulate facial recognition tech

ANI  |  Washington [United States] 

has become everyday than it was a few years ago. From the first alternative to fingerprint-based system, it is fast getting adopted into various other uses and thinks the could be potentially misused.

In the company's official blog, wrote that it's important for governments in 2019 to start adopting laws to regulate facial

In the lengthy post, Smith identifies six principles which the company will adopt to manage issues related to technology, These principles include, the positive opportunities of using the technology, such as identifying missing people, the concerns about people's privacy, addressing bias and discrimination, and so on.

says the goal shouldn't only be to await law to regulate the use of technology, and that companies should also take caution and implement the new-age process more responsibly. "We must ensure that the year 2024 doesn't look like a page from the novel "1984," Smith wrote.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:10 IST