facial recognition

GSA tests find facial matching tech has ‘disproportionately high’ false rejection rates for African Americans


In its new equity action plan the agency identifies algorithmic discrimination and universal design as core priorities.

GSA administrator reaffirms decision to stay away from facial recognition, at least for now


Robin Carnahan says identity verification is something the federal government must strive for, but not at the cost of civil liberties.

Clearview AI CEO says company focused on winning federal agency contracts this year


Hoan Ton-That tells Reuters the company wants to deepen its relationship with customers that are trialing the technology.

Civil liberties watchdog expected to return with renewed focus on facial recognition


The appointment of Sharon Bradford Franklin and Beth Williams will restore the oversight board to its five-member complement.

GSA won’t use facial recognition with Login.gov for now


The agency's secure sign-in team continues to research the technology and to conduct equity and accessibility studies.

MITRE: White House biometrics definition requires rethink


OSTP conflated three distinct concepts as biometrics, which will lead to confusion as it attempts craft an AI Bill of Rights.