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What happens when technology misidentifies a target or over-identifies people when they expect personal privacy? What happens when powerful governments or corporations use people’s face data to surveil and amass data?...

A US federal judge in San Francisco ruled against Facebook in a recent case regarding the company’s practice of calculating and storing facial geometry biometric data, a practice forbidden under a 2008 Illinois law. Texas and Washington state also have laws similar to the Illinois Biometric...

Over the last few weeks, The Prototype has reported on China’s growing capacity to govern its citizens via its growing surveillance network and embedded artificial intelligence. In the latest development, Chinese facial recognition software was used to identify and arrest a wanted man at Hong Kong...

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