• Facial recognition software used to verify unemployment recipients reportedly doesn't work well

    1 month ago - By The Verge

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    The facial recognition program used by nearly two dozen US states to to verify people seeking unemployment benefits is working inconsistently, leading to many people being denied benefits or having their applications put on hold, Motherboard reported .
    The identity verification service ID.me is intended to help reduce unemployment fraud, and uses biometric data and official documents to verify people. But according to Motherboard , some who have applied for unemployment have reported that ID.me has failed to identify them correctly, and that they...
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  • Facial recognition systems are denying unemployment benefits across the US

    Facial recognition systems are denying unemployment benefits across the US

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    A facial recognition system from ID.me is denying unemployment benefits to people across the US with potentially concerning frequency.
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