A school in Hangzhou has introduced facial recognition technology, and very little goes unnoticed here. The school says the technology is aimed at optimizing the students' performance but critics of the scheme have expressed ethical concerns.
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Facial recognition software developed by tech company Clearview AI has sparked a global backlash. At the DW Global Media Forum, the company's CEO defended the technology. But regulators have zeroed in on his firm.
Brussels has announced tougher rules to regulate the rapidly spanning field of artificial intelligence. Aspiring to catch up with China and the US, the EU hopes the regulation dispels myths surrounding the technology.
The US and China are leaders in developing AI applications. But many Germans still have reservations about this technology. Now, German industry is urging greater progress, as Sabine Kinkartz reports from Berlin.
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.
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