IBM Will No Longer Offer, Develop, or Research Facial Recognition Technology

IBM will no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge IBM will no longer offer general purpose facial recognition or analysis software, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said in a letter to Congress today . The company will also no longer develop or research the technology, IBM tells The Verge . Krishna addressed the letter to Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). “IBM firmly opposes and will not condone uses of any [facial recognition] technology, including facial recognition technology offered by other vendors, for mass surveillance, racial profiling, violations […]

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