"Despite the recent termination of the msceleb.org website, the dataset still exists in several repositories on GitHub, the hard drives of countless researchers, and will likely continue to be used in research projects around the world", Berlin-based researcher Adam Harvey wrote as part of his project, MegaPixels.
Contributing to the erosion of data privacy, or even helping to make software that could potentially rob people of their rights, will never factor in to this equation yet the debate must be had to insure that whoever does pick up that bit of market niche also knows the ethical concerns surrounding the situation. It's also been used by Sensetime and Megvii.
The database is believed to have been used to train a system operated by police forces and the military. Both those companies, according to The New York Times have supplied facial recognition technology to the Chinese government.
The professor who made the UCCS dataset available says that he waited five years from when the images were collected to protect the privacy of those pictured, but has faced criticism from a University of Denver law professor, the Denver Post reports.
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It's unclear whether the MS Celeb data set definitively played a role in attempts to racially profile in the Xinjiang program, and if it did, how critical the data set was in developing that technology. Stanford said it had removed the data set after a request by one of the authors of a study it was used for.
Microsoft itself has been vocal about its opposition to using such tech as a form of government surveillance.
The use of artificial intelligence and facial recognition in dense crowd spatial-temporal technology was part of a live demonstration at the Horizon Robotics exhibit during CES 2019.
However, Microsoft's objections and good intentions only go so far.
Notably, Microsoft did not announce the removal of the dataset, and downplayed its significance in a comment to FT.