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Facial recognition tech: Privacy, best practices on Obama’s agenda

05
Dec
2013

The National Telecommunication Information Administration (NTIA) on Tuesday announced that it plans to hold a variety of meetings next year, starting in early February, to discuss the use of facial recognition technology in modern devices. The NTIA will also look to develop a “voluntary, enforceable code of conduct that specifies how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies” for the technology. Facial recognition features are already officially available in various gadgets including Android devices, the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles, and unofficially on wearable devices including Google Glass. A patent describing the use of such technology for log in purposes on iPhone, iPad and Mac has been recently awarded to Apple. However, the Obama administration worries about

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