Facial Recognition Software is Inherently Racially Biased | Newtown News of Interest | Scoop.it

It seems that Bucks County Commissioners intend to approve a $25,995 contract with facial recognition technology company Clearview AI to provide assistive technology for law enforcement.


Nearly 70 immigrant rights, civil liberties and privacy groups are currently calling on the Department of Homeland Security to 'immediately stop' using [facial recognition] technology (source) amid massive privacy concerns and accusations of racial bias with the software, leading to wrongful arrests.


The Bucks County Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Bucks County Administration Building, 55 E. Court St., Doylestown. The meeting will be live-streamed on the Bucks County Government Facebook page and archived there for later viewing.The approval is one of the first items on Wednesday's agenda.