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Facebook Finally Agrees to Eliminate Tool That Enabled Discriminatory Advertising

Facebook Finally Agrees to Eliminate Tool That Enabled Discriminatory Advertising

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. In a settlement announced by the Department of Justice on Tuesday, Meta Platforms — formerly known as Facebook — has agreed to eliminate features in its advertising business that allow landlords, employers and credit …

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Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’

Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’

For years, activists and academics have been raising concerns that facial analysis software that claims to be able to identify a person’s age, gender and emotional state can be biased, unreliable or invasive — and shouldn’t be sold. Acknowledging some of those criticisms, Microsoft said on Tuesday that it planned to remove those features from …

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