Privacy concerns have been raised over Google's funded facial-recognition project aimed at limiting bias within the biometric features of tech offerings, Government Technology reports. The project seeks to build a biometric database, but clarity regarding data subjects' consent, data collection and data retention remains to be seen. Google's user consent agreement for the project provided the right for the company to "retain, use or share non-personally identifying or aggregate data without limitation for any purpose." Noting the company is investigating the agreement, a Google spokesperson said "the allegations regarding truthfulness and consent are in violation of our requirements for volunteer research studies and the training that we provided." Meanwhile, NBC News reports Motorola has a growing presence in the surveillance market.
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