A month after the MegaPixels / Financial Times story on face recognition training datasets it appears that Microsoft's privacy-violating MS Celeb face recognition dataset is no longer available msceleb.org/


Same rationale used by Microsoft Research to create their MS Celeb dataset megapixels.cc/datasets/msceleb that includes over 100,000 "celebrities" including many journalists

According to NYT ethical guidelines, using Amazon "Rekognition’s celebrity endpoint meant we would only recognize congress people and other 'celebrities' in Rekognition’s database."

Whitney Museum's director declined to provide a public comment. Forensic Architecture's new project at Whitney Biennial hyperallergic.com/500055/foren aims to increase accountability for weapons dealers

Upcoming talk on information supply chains for face recognition disruptionlab.org/ai-traps at Disruption Lab's next event on June 14 Berlin megapixels.cc/datasets/duke_mt

Researchers affiliated with China's National University of Defense Technology used a San Francisco webcam feed for developing surveillance technologies: megapixels.cc/datasets/brainwa

When you upload photos to data-driven companies like Ever AI they're going to use them for training face recognition nbcnews.com/tech/security/mill

The "biggest single deployment of biometric technology in the world" is not in China. It's at Heathrow airport thetimes.co.uk/article/no-need

How mass surveillance works in China hrw.org/video-photos/interacti is only one small step away from how mass surveillance works in the US and UK

I'll be doing a presentation and panel on the megapixels.cc project about face recognition training datasets disruptionlab.org/ai-traps in Berlin June 14-15

The year 2019: if you want to understand how the government is scanning your face you first need to waive your rights so a small amount of information from your device can be extracted and monetized by a company in order to deliver you news of the impending surveillance

Facebook’s corporate reputation score sank to 94/100, even below McDonalds. To call Facebook the McDonalds of data would be an insult to McDonalds theharrispoll.com/axios-harris

These 22 people were put on a target list of 1 million names by Microsoft and used to build face recognition technologies megapixels.cc/datasets/msceleb

MegaPixels is now live. Investigating the ethics and origins of the face recognition datasets used to build authoritarian surveillance megapixels.cc

With 5 case studies linking datasets to use by foreign and domestic military agencies

DataPools with Anastasia Kubrak opening tonight at Bureau Europa in Maastricht for Digital Dilemmas: Architectures of Trust

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