New study reveals 64 nations now using facial recognition software for government surveillance.

Millions of us have already scanned our face into facial recognition software utilized by our mobile devices to conveniently unlock them without requiring a passcode. However, there’s a hidden cost for that convenience as those scans are being used by our government to track us wherever we go.

A new study by The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace shows an alarming growth rate in governments using facial recognition software for surveillance purposes. Although China’s use of AI technology receives a lot of news coverage, the report identified governments of at least 75 nations are currently using it and 64 nations are actively using facial recognition software for surveillance purposes.… [Continue reading...]