Report: 75 countries use Artificial Intelligence to track citizens; IBM, Cisco among tech leaders WRAL TechWire


A growing number of countries are following China's lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a research group's report published Tuesday. And US tech companies IBM as well as Cisco are among firms whose technology is used most. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace report says at least 75 countries are actively using AI tools such as facial recognition for surveillance. IBM and Cisco are among the technology firms whose technology is used most, according to the report. The index of countries where some form of AI surveillance is used includes liberal democracies such as the United States and France as well as more autocratic regimes.