How should we regulate facial-recognition technology?
With new technologies, the timeline from “that’s freaky!” to “ho, hum” is rapidly getting compressed. That’s certainly proving true of facial-recognition technology.
What’s the future of facial-recognition technology regulation? The acknowledgment that biometric data, including facial-recognition data, constitutes personal information is certainly overdue. What’s still being worked out is:
What precautions (including notice and consent) are appropriate before facial recognition data can be collected and used, and what exceptions may be warranted for security and fraud prevention purposes, among others. Article by Michael Whitener, CIPM, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPT and Raquel Aragon https://iapp.org/news/a/how-should-we-regulate-facial-recognition-technology/