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Last year, in a similar experiment done with photos of members of Congress, the software erroneously matched 28 federal legislators with mug shots.Last year, in a similar experiment done with photos of members of Congress, the software erroneously matched 28 federal legislators with mug shots.

Facial recognition software mistook California lawmakers for criminals - MyJoyOnline.com

In a demonstration by the ACLU, about 26 California lawmakers were misidentified by face-matching software built by Amazon, putting the rate of a mismatch at about 1 in 5.In a demonstration by the ACLU, about 26 California lawmakers were misidentified by face-matching software built by Amazon, putting the rate of a mismatch at about 1 in 5.

Facial recognition mistakes lawmakers for CRIMINALS in tests conducted by ACLU | Daily Mail Online

“"About 1 in 5 legislators was erroneously matched to a person who had been arrested when the ACLU used the [facial recognition] software to screen their pictures against a database of 25,000 publicly available booking photos" https://t.co/YgG9RWGgSS @anitachabria”

Josh Eidelson on Twitter: ""About 1 in 5 legislators was erroneously matched to a person who had been arrested when the ACLU used the [facial recognition] software to screen their pictures against a database of 25,000 publicly available booking photos" https://t.co/YgG9RWGgSS @anitachabria"

“Amazon's Facial Recognition Misidentified 1 in 5 California Lawmakers as Criminals https://t.co/SvbdlwtvBD”

Patrick Howell O'Neill on Twitter: "Amazon's Facial Recognition Misidentified 1 in 5 California Lawmakers as Criminals https://t.co/SvbdlwtvBD"

“California lawmakers want to ban facial-recognition technology in police body camera https://t.co/XS8KWXm3pj”

Eric Vanderburg on Twitter: "California lawmakers want to ban facial-recognition technology in police body camera https://t.co/XS8KWXm3pj… "

“Another reason to pass my bill, #AB1215, which bans facial recognition software in police body cameras: @ACLU_CAP test found 26 of 120 state lawmakers were falsely matched with someone in a mugshot database, incl me. Imagine the real world implications. https://t.co/frVa0AwkD5”

Phil Ting on Twitter: "Another reason to pass my bill, #AB1215, which bans facial recognition software in police body cameras: @ACLU_CAP test found 26 of 120 state lawmakers were falsely matched with someone in a mugshot database, incl me. Imagine the real world implications. https://t.co/frVa0AwkD5"

The ACLU tested Rekognition, Amazon's facial recognition technology, on photographs of California lawmakers. It matched 26 of them to mugshots. The ACLU tested Rekognition, Amazon's facial recognition technology, on photographs of California lawmakers. It matched 26 of them to mugshots.

Amazon's Facial Recognition Misidentified 1 in 5 California Lawmakers as Criminals - VICE

“One false match is too many," an ACLU lawyer said. The group backs a California bill banning use of the tests on police body cameras.“One false match is too many," an ACLU lawyer said. The group backs a California bill banning use of the tests on police body cameras.

Facial Recognition Test Falsely Identifies 26 Lawmakers As Criminals | HuffPost Canada

As government agencies continue to push for the deployment of facial recognition systems, you needn’t look far to see why that’s bad news. To illustrate the point, the ACLU conducted a test of Amazon’s Rekognition software — facial recognition tech currently being used by US law enforcement — in which it incorrectly identified 26 California […]

Amazon's facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals

Roughly 20% of legislators were erroneously matched to a person arrested when the ACLU used face-scanning software to screen their pictures against a criminal database.Roughly 20% of legislators were erroneously matched to a person arrested when the ACLU used face-scanning software to screen their pictures against a criminal database.

Facial recognition test mistakes California lawmakers for crooks - Los Angeles Times

More than two dozen lawmakers were falsely identified as possible criminals with arrest records, according to a test of facial recognition technology conducted by the American Civil Liberties Union.More than two dozen lawmakers were falsely identified as possible criminals with arrest records, according to a test of facial recognition technology conducted by the American Civil Liberties Union.

New California bill would ban facial recognition tech on body cams

California Assemblyman Phil Ting has never been arrested, but he was recently mistaken for a criminal. He’s not surprised. Ting (D-San Francisco), who authored a bill to ban facial recognition software from being used on police body cameras, was one of 26 California legislators who was…California Assemblyman Phil Ting has never been arrested, but he was recently mistaken for a criminal. He’s not surprised. Ting (D-San Francisco), who authored a bill to ban facial recognition software from being used on police body cameras, was one of 26 California legislators who was incorrectly matched with a mug shot in a recent test of a common face-scanning program by the American Civil Liberties Union.

ACLU: Facial Recognition Software Mistook 1 in 5 California Lawmakers for Criminals | KTLA

Three San Francisco Democrats were among 26 California legislators who were wrongly identified as suspected criminals using the Amazon’s facial recognition technology, according to results of a test released Tuesday by the ACLU of Northern California. <p>Three San Francisco Democrats were among 26 California legislators who were wrongly identified as suspected criminals using the Amazon’s facial recognition technology, according to results of a test released Tuesday by the ACLU of Northern California.</p>

Facial recognition misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminal suspects - SFChronicle.com