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FTC To Host Facial Recognition Workshop


September 20, 2011

The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on December 8 to explore the privacy and security implications of facial recognition technology. "The FTC workshop will gather consumer protection organizations, academics, business and industry representatives, privacy professionals and others" to examine the landscape, including the benefits, current and future uses, legal protections, use by children and teens and other topics. The FTC is accepting written reports and studies related to the topic at facefacts@ftc.gov.
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