Source: European Digital Rights (EDRi)

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edri.org > Sarah Chander
This is the EU’s chance to stop racism in artificial intelligence
16 mar. 2021 - As the European Commission prepares its legislative proposal on artificial intelligence, human rights groups are watching closely for clear rules to limit discriminatory AI. In practice, this means a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices and red lines (legal limits) to stop harmful uses of AI-powered technologies.
 · artificial-intelligence · biometrics · black-struggle · eu · facial-recognition · human-rights · innovation · predictive-policing · racist-technology

edri.org > Ella Jakubowska
IBM’s facial recognition: the solution cannot be left to companies
17 jul. 2020 - EDRi has addressed IBM in a letter, asking for clarifications. The company's response suggests that IBM’s motivation is driven by public relations and not fundamental rights. On 8 June 2020, IBM’s CEO announced to the US Congress that – on the grounds of “justice and racial equity” – the company would “sunset” its “general purpose” facial recognition technologies.
 · facial-recognition · ibm