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IRS drops facial recognition verification after privacy concerns

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The IRS says it will not use facial recognition to verify the identities of users of its site. Instead, it will implement other means to validate taxpayers' information. The IRS says this change will not impact the current tax season. It follows the agency announcing in November it would make use of ID.me's facial recognition services.
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US tax agency drops facial recognition plan after criticism

The US national tax authority announced on Feb 7 that it will stop using facial recognition software to verify taxpayers’ identities when they create online accounts, following a chorus of privacy concerns. Read full story

1 year ago·Malaysia
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IRS abandons facial recognition plan after firestorm of criticism

The IRS said Monday it would “transition away” from using the company ID.me for new accounts “over the coming weeks” and would develop an additional authentication process that does not involve facial recognition.

1 year ago·Washington, United States
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US Tax Agency Drops Facial Recognition Plan After Criticism

US tax agency drops facial recognition plan after criticism

1 year ago·United States
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IRS drops facial recognition verification after privacy concerns

"We are quickly pursuing short-term options that do not involve facial recognition," says the IRS commissioner.

1 year ago·New York, United States
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IRS abandons plans to use third-party facial recognition

The Internal Revenue Service is abandoning its plans to partner with an outside company that would have used facial recognition to verify new accounts.

1 year ago·United States
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IRS Abandons Plans to Require Third-Party Facial Recognition

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will not use a third-party company to verify new accounts with facial recognition, ...

1 year ago·New York, United States
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