The EU wants to make AI fair, democratic, and transparent. It also calls for more debate on whether to use controversial facial recognition technology.
The EU hopes to boost research into as well as regulate artificial intelligence. The bloc also wants to create a marketplace for "unbiased" data. Legislators hope to have a law drafted by year-end.
A new report in US media has people worried about their privacy as more police forces sign on to use the program. Clearview AI offers facial recognition software that can identify a person even in poor-quality images.
Civil rights groups worry France is taking a step toward a surveillance state. It is about to become the first European Union country to introduce facial recognition software for government services.
The Indian government is preparing to install a nationwide facial recognition system, but the plan draws criticism from rights activists and tech experts who warn of the risks to privacy and from increased surveillance.
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