Microsoft took an ethical stand on facial recognition just days after being blasted for a sinister AI project in China

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it rebuffed a request from a US police agency to install its facial recognition software on officers’ car and body cameras. President Brad Smith cited human rights concerns, saying that AI bias could mean a disproportionate number of women and ethnic minorities would end up being held for questioning. While Microsoft is taking an ethical stand on AI, less than a week ago it was accused of being complicit

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