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On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

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  • Absolutely. I’d probably be happier with neither having that kind of power, but if I had to choose, I’d give it to the cops over corporations in a heartbeat.

  • I'm not sure I trust either but at least I still have some constitutional protection over police use. I actually trust state & local more than federal. Or rather, I do as long as we have the Bill of Rights.

  • How many Americans trust decentralized facial recognition over government-controlled facial recognition?

  • Here in the U.S. tech companies seem to have minimal oversight regarding privacy laws. Even when fines are levied companies are usually undeterred. Look at Facebook's stock rise after their recent fine as an example. Government institutions have very strict laws, so even in a case of violation there

    Here in the U.S. tech companies seem to have minimal oversight regarding privacy laws. Even when fines are levied companies are usually undeterred. Look at Facebook's stock rise after their recent fine as an example. Government institutions have very strict laws, so even in a case of violation there are usually significant investigations and departments are completely shuffled. Jail time is often imposed as well. No jail for Big Tech though

  • This tech violates privacy. But, hey. We just kinda accepted NSA spying lying shit, so our safety riddled and adled minded culture should be ok with more liberty sucking tech. So, choose. Is there an actual limit where you draw the line?

  • I don't think with failure rates facial recognition systems need rigorous testing protocols. In this case the 6 sigma standard is appropriate. We cannot abandon the principle of innocent until proven guilty because the technology isn't that effective and making it better more expensive.

    In the event

    I don't think with failure rates facial recognition systems need rigorous testing protocols. In this case the 6 sigma standard is appropriate. We cannot abandon the principle of innocent until proven guilty because the technology isn't that effective and making it better more expensive.

    In the event of a mistake who will be held accountable? Oops is not an answer.

  • I think the reason behind these opinions lies in the potential for misuse to surveil people who are going about their lives — corporate uses are specifically trying to check into who is doing what — but police departments are looking for better tools to capture criminals. I really don’t think they individually

    I think the reason behind these opinions lies in the potential for misuse to surveil people who are going about their lives — corporate uses are specifically trying to check into who is doing what — but police departments are looking for better tools to capture criminals. I really don’t think they individually have time to cast a wide net city by city.

    But make no mistake — the power is there should it be rolled out nationwide, and it feels like we’re moving in that direction.