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Facial recognition more pervasive than anyone knew; technology is deciding people’s gender Coda Currents

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Nearly 2,000 taxpayer-funded agencies in the US from Customs and Border Protection to police departments, and even two high schools, have used or tested a controversial facial recognition tool called Clearview AI, according to a recent Buzzfeed investigation. And in a lot of cases, the public and even higher-ups didn’t know about it. We talk to one of the Buzzfeed reporters who broke the story.

Nearly 2,000 taxpayer-funded agencies in the US from Customs and Border Protection to police departments, and even two high schools, have used or tested a controversial facial recognition tool called Clearview AI, according to a recent Buzzfeed investigation. And in a lot of cases, the public and even higher-ups didn’t know about it. We talk to one of the Buzzfeed reporters who broke the story.

19 min