A report from The Wall Street Journal presents dueling perspectives on a potential moratorium on the U.S. government's deployment of facial-recognition technology. New York University's AI Now Institute Co-Founder Meredith Whittaker believes a moratorium is necessary, stating the systems "are biased in how they work and how they are deployed" and are often created "without public review or full accountability under the law." Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Vice President Daniel Castro wrote that a ban is not necessary given that "most common facial-recognition applications are benign." Castro added the technology's alleged bias is "overblown."
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