Exploring human rights impacts of facial recognition technology & automated content moderation

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* 1. If you are comfortable sharing this information, please provide your name and organizational affiliation. You may also complete this survey anonymously.

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* 2. What are the key human rights implications related to facial recognition technology and automated content moderation that countries should be addressing?

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* 3. Are state obligations under the international human rights framework sufficient to address threats to human rights posed by facial recognition technology and automated content moderation?

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* 4. If not, what international governance mechanisms are missing to ensure the protection of human rights?

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* 5. How would you define digital authoritarianism, and what state actions regarding the development, use, and regulation of these technologies should be flagged as contributing to digital authoritarianism?

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* 6. What practical steps can countries take to minimize the risk of facial recognition technology and automated content moderation to human rights?

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* 7. What existing resources (such as relevant reports; best practices; analyses of human rights implications) on facial recognition technology and automated content moderation should T-FAIR consider and potentially reference in the Joint Statement?

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* 8. Do you see an FOC Joint Statement on AI and Human Rights as a tool that will help you in your work, and if so, how? How can this statement be drafted to best feed into existing advocacy efforts?

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* 9. What are the most important avenues for dissemination that the FOC should keep in mind while drafting the Joint Statement? Are there forums and conferences in 2021 that we should target?

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* 10. Please raise any additional input regarding facial recognition technology and automated content moderation here. If there are other priority topics that you believe T-FAIR should be engaging on to further the promotion of rights-respecting governance of AI internationally, please share. 

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