LGBT Tech Recently Published in TechCrunch Discussing the Harms Associated with Facial Recognition T

Updated: Oct 13, 2020


In response to recent developments in technology and the over looming threat of facial recognition technology as a whole, Carlos Gutierrez published an article in TechCrunch to address the subject. The OpEd addresses the growing privacy concerns associated with the currently unregulated facial recognition technology being utilized by a growing number of companies, law enforcement, and government agencies.

Additionally, the article included a series of examples describing the growing issue of abuse associated with the use of these unregulated technologies, as well as, examples of lengths organizations such as LGBT Tech have taken to resolve these problems—which in many cases have thus far adversely affected LGBTQ+, minority and other historically marginalized and vulnerable communities.

The article concluded by emphasizing how prompt action is needed if we want to keep