Rite Aid Agrees to 5-Year Ban on AI Facial Recognition Technology in FTC Settlement

Rite Aid agreed not to use artificial intelligence-based facial recognition technology for five years under a settlement reached with the Federal Trade Commission, the agency announced Tuesday. 

In its now-settled complaint, the FTC claimed the drug retailer failed to implement reasonable procedures to prevent consumer harm when using the technology in hundreds of stores from 2012 to 2020. 

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