Emerging Technologies

The most common facial-recognition applications are benign—and Fourth Amendment protections, coupled with deeply held views about civil liberties, put limits on what government can do.
Emerging Technologies
Check a box to narrow search for individual content items that cover numerous issues.
March 25, 2020
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a high-level forum to connect stakeholders working to promote AI in Europe, showcase advances in AI, and promote AI policies supporting its development to EU policymakers and thought leaders.
March 12, 2020
A growing number of digital tools are making it easier than ever to create deepfakes—realistic audio, video, and images that depict people doing or saying things that never actually happened.
February 23, 2020
The most common facial-recognition applications are benign—and Fourth Amendment protections, coupled with deeply held views about civil liberties, put limits on what government can do.
February 21, 2020
Creating the lean, dynamic technology assessment agency Congress needs today.
January 27, 2020
A close look at data from a new NIST report reveals that the best facial recognition algorithms in the world are highly accurate and have vanishingly small differences in their rates of false-positive or false-negative readings across demographic groups.
January 15, 2020
Prohibiting this technology would be an overreaction to the perceived risks.
January 15, 2020
Congress should pursue opportunities to establish policies that support positives uses of facial recognition technology, but limit potential misuse and abuse.
January 13, 2020
The past year has seen a remarkable rise in the quality and quantity of deepfakes — realistic-looking images and videos produced with artificial intelligence that portray someone doing or saying something that never actually happened, such as Nixon delivering an alternate moon landing speech.
January 10, 2020
U.S. laws and regulations should recognize and protect AI-generated IP, and assign ownership of AI-generated work to the person or organization that owns the AI.
December 5, 2019
ITIF hosted a conversation about the potential applications of facial recognition technology, industry best practices in the use of the technology, and policies that spur innovation and deployment while preserving privacy and security.

Pages