FTC slams Rite Aid for misuse of facial recognition technology in stores

Written by on April 12, 2024

The pharmacy chain Rite Aid misused facial recognition technology in a way that subjected shoppers to unfair searches and humiliation, the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday, part of a landmark settlement that could raise questions about the technology’s use in stores, airports and other venues nationwide.

Federal regulators said Rite Aid activated . . .

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