After the riots on the Capitol, controversy over facial recognition technology

United States: After the Riots on the Capitol, Controversy over Facial Recognition Technology

AI-TECH: To identify some rioters, the FBI requested assistance from the United States Police Department, some of which use a tool criticized by individual rights activists. The use of the facial recognition tool developed by Clearview AI grew by 26% on Thursday 7th January, the day after the Capitol was invaded by supporters of Donald Trump. This peak in use revealed […]

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Soldiers arrest protester in Concepcion, Chile, on October 20, 2019.

Chile: 7 Dead in Riots, President Declares Country “At War”

Chile is plagued by the worst social explosion in decades. The riots had killed 7 people Sunday 20th October 2019, the state of emergency was declared. Chile is “at war,” President Sebastian Piñera said Sunday 20th October 2019, whose country has been shaken for three days by riots and looting that have killed seven, the worst social explosion in decades. For […]

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