IBM to no longer sell facial recognition services

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announced the discontinuation of all facial recognition businesses as it violates Principles of Trust and Transparency. He also calls for a national dialogue on whether or not this technology should be used at all. Being in its infancy, facial recognition, however, does not benefit IBM in any sense. Even Amazon, whose Rekognition service has been tested by govt, is not benefitted by it. The firm has not stopped marketing them though.

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