A sign marks the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters March 20, 2009 in Armonk, New York. Photo: Agence France-Presse A sign marks the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters March 20, 2009 in Armonk, New York. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A sign marks the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters March 20, 2009 in Armonk, New York. Photo: Agence France-Presse

IBM turns away from facial recognition business amid public furore over racial profiling and surveillance

  • The century-old technology firm called for responsible national standards regarding how facial recognition systems should be used by police agencies

Topic |   Facial recognition
A sign marks the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters March 20, 2009 in Armonk, New York. Photo: Agence France-Presse A sign marks the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters March 20, 2009 in Armonk, New York. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A sign marks the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters March 20, 2009 in Armonk, New York. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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