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X Y challenge: It's not that they'll misuse it, it's that people feel that they have an innate right to privacy and anonymity that public facial recognition violates. People are worried that their every second of their day is going to become actively tracked and logged. It is the same argument for any privacy. It is not because they have 'something to hide' ...


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I believe false negatives are a major concern. Even with 0.1% false negative ratio, it means hundreds of thousands of people would be miscategorized as suspect on the US alone. Facial Recognition (and all AI tools usually sold together) are far, far from perfect. Coupled with data correlation (that can be flawed too) and incorrect understanding of the tools,...


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There are several comments on here regarding false positives (which are a valid concern) and the question rules out a rouge officer mis-using the technology for personal reasons, but even if the technology is perfect there are other avenues of abuse. Perfect facial recognition for example could be used to identify participants of political rallies and used ...


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Who guarantees that facial recognition works fine? What would happen on a false positive? Imagine the provider of the facial recognition software would guarantee that their system is 99.99% accurate. That sounds decent enough, right? For the entire US population, this would mean roughly 32.000 people who would be accused wrongly. Of course, real-life face ...


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Why would a web application try to connect to a port on localhost? A simple explanation that doesn't involve malicious acting is developmental tasks. Depending on the environment, some developers may install a local, lightweight copy of the backend API on their development machine. This would allow the frontend code to try and connect to localhost and do ...


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