Facebook under scrutiny for face-recognition feature from privacy group, lawmakers

Facebook’s new facial-recognition feature is getting some unwelcome recognition from a prominent privacy group and lawmakers in the U.S. and European Union.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center said that it plans to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission raising concerns over Facebook’s new “tag suggestions” feature which allow users to identify people across multiple photos at once using facial-recognition software.

Read more on LA Times – http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/06/facebook-under-scrutiny-for-face-recognition-feature-from-privacy-group-eu.html


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