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The Hidden Hand Of Facial Recognition In The Capitol Insurrection Manhunt
The Hidden Hand Of Facial Recognition In The Capitol Insurrection Manhunt | HuffPost
The exponential growth of facial recognition tech over the past decade is cause for concern. The tech is unproven and caters to pre-existing biases. The biggest beneficiaries of the tech explosion are the usual suspects: white guys over the age of Cops claim it's a godsend -- a tool that gives them what they need to close cases, even when it's usually just doing what they've always done: deciding any minority "fits the description. A late entrant to the facial recognition games drew a lot of heat. Clearview gives its government customers along with billionaires , retailers , and… um… gyms access to billions of images, every one of them scraped from public posts at hundreds of websites and social media platforms. The legality of the scraping is still unsettled , but the company's desire to turn online posts into fodder for misidentifications that can lead to wrongful incarceration is truly disturbing.
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A referee in Republic of Ireland has been left with a broken jaw and other serious facial injuries after being attacked by players following an amateur game. Daniel Sweeney was taken to hospital for treatment as a result of an alleged assault by three players representing Mullingar Town and a fan following an away match against Horseleap. Police are investigating the incident, which allegedly took place in a car park by the ground at Horseleap in County Offaly. In addition to the broken jaw, Mr Sweeney also suffered several broken facial bones and a cut on his nose that required stitches.
At 19, Matthew Jason Beddingfield was charged with first-degree attempted murder for allegedly shooting another teenager in the head in the parking lot of a North Carolina Walmart. Police said Beddingfield fled the scene in a Dodge Charger, but turned himself in the next morning, on Dec. He was still awaiting trial when the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States.