On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

[ad_1] A majority of Americans trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology responsibly but are less comfortable with private sector usage, according to a new survey A majority of Americans trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology responsibly but fewer are comfortable about its deployment by the private sector, a poll showed Thursday. […]

Tech firms, US officials talk election protection at Facebook

[ad_1] Leading technology firms met with American officials at Facebook’s campus in the city of Menlo Park Facebook said technology firms and US officials met at its Silicon Valley headquarters on Wednesday to collaborate on protecting next year’s presidential election from cyber threats. Google, Microsoft and Twitter were listed among the companies that met with […]

Americans' views on tech firms turn sharply negative: poll

[ad_1] Americans have a far more negative view of technology firms than just a few years ago, amid increasing fears over privacy, data protection and other issues Americans’ views on major technology firms have taken a dramatic negative turn in the past four years, with both Democrats and Republicans seeing the sector in a less […]