Nov 192019
 November 19, 2019  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Kristof Van Quathem and Anna Oberschelp de Meneses of Covington & Burling write:

On November 15, 2019, the French Supervisory Authority (“CNIL”) published guidance on the use of facial recognition. The guidance is primarily directed at public authorities in France that want to experiment with facial recognition.

The guidance warns that this technology risks leading to biased results because the algorithms used are not 100% reliable and the rate of false-positives may vary depending on gender and skin color. It sets out three general requirements for deploying facial recognition on an experimental basis.

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