Microsoft deletes 100,000 faces from 'MS Celeb' database

Friday 7 June 2019 | 10:34 CET | News
Microsoft has deleted a facial recognition database containing more than 10 million images of around 100,000 people, reports Cnet, citing an earlier Financial Times story. The database, dubbed MS Celeb, was the largest public facial recognition data set in the world and was used to train facial recognition systems around the world, including by military researchers and Chinese firms such as SenseTime and Megvii.

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