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letter to Congress on strengthening public trust for facial recognition

Letter Strengthening Public Trust for Facial Recognition

SIA sent a letter to congressional leadership recommending how its members can builds public trust surrounding the use of facial recognition technology.

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Support Letter for FY22 National Defense Authorization Act

SIA circulated a support letter to members of Congress that encouraged lawmakers to approve the recommended funding levels put forth by members of the armed services committees.


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Comments on FAR Buy American Rule Changes

SIA submitted comments in response to 2021 amendments to the FAR Buy American Act regulations.

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Coalition White House Letter Opposing a Blanket Moratorium on Facial Recognition

SIA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a group of other associations in sending a letter to President Biden expressing concern with blanket moratoriums on facial recognition and advocating for a combination of technological safeguards and policy measures to effectively mitigate any risks associated with the technology and ensure that it is developed and used responsibly.

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Coalition Letter Expressing Concerns With Banning Consumer Use of Facial Recognition

SIA and other associations expressed concerns with a proposal that would ban nearly all applications of facial recognition technology in Baltimore.

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SIA Letter to POTUS VPOTUS on Biometrics

SIA Letter to President and Vice President on Facial Recognition

On March 17, 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) provided a letter to the President and Vice President of the United States addressing the importance of biometrics in government and commercial applications – in particular, the use of facial recognition technology. The letter encouraged the administration and Congress to create legislation and policies that would provide a constructive framework for how facial recognition can be used responsibly.

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