Major camera company can sort people by race, alert police when it spots Uighurs

Major Camera Company Can Sort People By Race

Source: Johana Bhuiyan
Affiliation: Los Angeles Times

This article describes a facial-recognition technology by the Chinese company Dahua that is tuned to spot Uighurs, a minority ethnic group in China, and report them to the police. The article describes how it was discovered that Dahua’s technology was tuned to detect Uighurs and how international companies have refused to do business with Dahua since this discovery came to light.

Keywords: Computer Science , Facial Recognition , Tech Ethics