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Microsoft adopts ethical principles aiming to bar misuse of face recognition technology


(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced ethical principles for the use of its facial recognition technology, saying it would bar such technology from being used to engage in unlawful discrimination and would encourage customers to be transparent when deploying such services. In a blog post on Thursday, Microsoft President Brad Smith pushed for urgency in regulating facial-recognition technology, while adding that tech companies should self regulate too."We believe it's important for governments in 2019 to start adopting laws to regulate this technology. The facial recognition genie, ...

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 06:04 IST