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Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition

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Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition

Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition

Microsoft hired US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit an Israeli facial recognition company called AnyVision.

Microsoft's investment was met with backlash by the ACLU.

News reports suggest AnyVision's technology is secretly used to monitor Palestinian residents in the West Bank.

Microsoft has worked to establish itself as a leader in tech industry ethics, including by publishing in December six principles to guide its facial recognition work.


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