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  • Apple Says It Prevented Face ID From Being Racist

    Apple Says It Prevented Face ID From Being Racist

    When Apple debuted its new facial recognition unlock system, Face ID, in September, the company faced questions about how it would sidestep the security and bias problems that have undermined similar facial recognition systems in the past. Senator Al Franken was one of the many people curious about how exactly how Apple was going to…


  • Senator Continues Taking Names In Carrier IQ Inquest

    As head of the US Senate’s privacy panel, Senator Al Franken has spearheaded the investigation into Carrier IQ’s potential violations of multiple federal statutes. Now he’s requested AT&T, Sprint, HTC and Samsung explain themselves as to what data exactly they’ve gathered using the program. They have until December 14 to respond. [Electronista]