IBM trained its object recognition software to ID people by skin tone using NYPD data

Tom Allen
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NYPD's Lower Manhattan Security Centre, where police monitor surveillance operations 24/7
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NYPD's Lower Manhattan Security Centre, where police monitor surveillance operations 24/7

Campaigners say that the software could easily be used for large-scale racial profiling

The September 11th attacks in 2001 prompted a huge increase in security across the world, nowhere more so than in New York City itself. The New York City Police Department (NYPD) massively increase...

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