Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

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Microsoft Corp recently rejected a California law enforcement agency’s request to install facial recognition technology in officers’ cars and body cameras due to human rights concerns, company President Brad Smith said on Tuesday. Advertising Microsoft concluded it would lead to innocent women and minorities being...

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Published on April 17, 2019 -  00:41
Microsoft Refuses Request By U.S. Police Department For Facial Recognition Software
According to a report by Business Insider, on Tuesday, Microsoft President Brad Smith announced that the company had refused a request from a US police department to install its facial recognition software, citing human rights concerns. Smith reportedly said that Microsoft had received the request from a California law enforcement agency to install the technology in officers' cars and body cameras.

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