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Facial Recognition Software

Should it be banned?
I think so. The existing cons vastly outweigh any theoretical benefit such tech could have
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JoeyFoxx · 51-55, M
Explain more.

My phone has it.

My doorbell camera has it.

What are the cons?
NoahB · 26-30, M
[@802348,JoeyFoxx] its extremely inaccurate basically. if used in forensics or any form of public/private regulatory practice it would open up a nightmare world of surveillance/overreach/legal abuses.
JoeyFoxx · 51-55, M
[@960372,NoahB] As the sole basis of an evaluation, I sort of agree. But, how do you measure "extremely inaccurate"? My doorbell is VERY accurate. It's less accurate with masks, but still a hit rate above 80%.

I don't understand why it should be banned entirely.
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It should be implemented in public use bathrooms. That way the toilet can tell you when you last pooped in case you're trying to go again too soon.
HatterM · 46-50, M
I think it's partially used at airports at passport control, which seems useful. I don't think banning technology is an easy thing. Using it ethically is good because that keeps innovation going too, in my opinion.
Entwistle · 51-55, M
In trial in London by the Met it proved 90% inaccurate.
NoahB · 26-30, M
[@589276,Entwistle] yeah, its basically trash.

 
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