Your social media photos could be training facial recognition AI without your consent
If your face has ever appeared in a photo on Flickr, it could be currently training facial recognition technology without your permission.
As per a report by NBC News, IBM has been using around one million images from the image-hosting platform to train its facial recognition AI, without the permission of the people in the photos.
In January, IBM revealed its new “Diversity in Faces” dataset with the goal to make facial recognition systems fairer and better at identifying a diverse range of faces — AI algorithms have had difficulty in the past recognising women and people of colour. Read more…