CNN: Activists pushed the IRS to drop facial recognition. They won, but they’re not done yet
March 7, 2022
In addition to the Algorithmic Justice League, which raises awareness of the consequences of artificial intelligence, these people came from groups such as Fight for the Future, the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the American Civil Liberties Union. All have been vociferous critics of the IRS in recent months, contacting reporters and urging individuals, legislators, and the IRS itself to halt a plan that, starting this summer, would have required taxpayers who wanted to access certain online services to first confirm their identities with facial-recognition software from a rapidly growing startup called ID.me.
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