Microsoft president won’t commit to moratorium on sale of facial recognition to federal law enforcement

FedScoop: When asked Thursday for a firm answer about selling facial recognition technology to federal law enforcement, Microsoft’s president promised only that his company won’t provide it in scenarios that lead to bias against minorities and women.

Brad Smith, in an interview on Politico Live, addressed nationwide protests of systemic racism and Microsoft‘s decision to wait until a federal law is passed regulating facial recognition before resuming sales to police.

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