Microsoft unveils facial recognition principles, urges… | Daily Mail Online

Microsoft president Brad Smith said the firm was adopting a set of principles for deployment of facial recognition technology, calling on industry rivals to follow suit and for new laws to avert a dystopian future

George Orwell’s nightmare vision of the future in his novel 1984 could become reality unless governments are curbed, claims Microsoft’s president.

Brad Smith has warned that facial recognition technology will lead to dystopian state powers unless new measures are adopted.

Microsoft say it has developed a new set of principles for deployment of the technology, called for new laws and industry rivals to follow suit.

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