Microsoft betrays its AI principles by investing in Israeli facial recognition company AnyVision

By Brett Wilkins Microsoft — which recently adopted a set of six core principles for the development of ethical artificial intelligence (AI) — has come under fire for investing in an Israeli company that produces facial recognition technology used to monitor and control Palestinians living in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. AI For Read more…

Lesbians Who Tech removes Palantir from conference sponsors over immigrant abuses

The LGBTQ tech organization Lesbians Who Tech have removed Palantir from a long list of corporate sponsors of its upcoming New York Leadership Conference, citing public outrage over the company’s complicity in human rights abuses against undocumented immigrants detained and imprisoned by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “Members of Read more…