“The White House plans to develop a bill of rights that data-driven technologies like facial recognition must respect based, according to a request for information issued Friday…”
“Machine-learning algorithms employed by such technologies depend heavily on the data used to train them, and biased datasets lead to biased outcomes that can violate people’s civil rights. The government may ultimately decide to refuse or ban problematic data-driven technologies, of which biometrics form a large subset…”
“While facial recognition in law enforcement is the most prominent biometrics use case, OSTP’s RFI makes clear it’s also interested in others like facial recognition controlling access to buildings, medical records or public benefits; facial and voice recognition screening potential hires for trustworthiness, students’ attention or responses to advertisements; keystroke analysis detecting medical conditions; and gait recognition and heart rate analysis determining health…” Read the full article here.
Source: White House developing bill of rights to protect against data-driven technology abuses – By Dave Nyczepir, October 12, 2021. FedScoop.