Privacy

Prohibiting this technology would be an overreaction to the perceived risks.
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January 15, 2020
Prohibiting this technology would be an overreaction to the perceived risks.
January 15, 2020
Congress should pursue opportunities to establish policies that support positives uses of facial recognition technology, but limit potential misuse and abuse.
December 19, 2019
The early designers of the Internet quickly realized that as the number of domain names flourished, there was a need for tracking domain name owners to resolve questions and conflicts that might ar
December 13, 2019
California’s recently enacted data privacy law is an ill-advised model for the rest of the country. It is critical that Congress move forward with bipartisan federal legislation to create a single national standard for data privacy that balances consumer welfare and innovation.
December 4, 2019
While law enforcement needs tools to protect the public, requiring companies to provide access to encrypted consumer data would have the unintended consequence of putting vulnerable populations at risk without solving law enforcement’s most significant challenges in using digital evidence.
November 25, 2019
Rob Atkinson explains in the National Review that with the proper safeguards, facial-recognition technology can help law enforcement catch criminals.
October 21, 2019
The Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing on October 22 to consider a bill that would enact a statewide of ban of government use of facial recognition technology. This is the latest overreaction to the fear, uncertainty, and doubt that activists have managed to harness into legislative action, and it risks far-reaching unintended consequences.
October 18, 2019
All too often, well-intentioned proposals aimed at protecting children result in rules that could limit innovation for the very population they are intended to help.
October 11, 2019
ITIF has provided comments with the Federal Trade Commission regarding its implementation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
October 2, 2019
ITIF has provided comments with the U.S. State Department regarding its draft guidance for the export of surveillance technology.

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