Person

James A. Lewis

Alternate Name:
James Andrew Lewis
Report

Facial recognition technology: responsible use principles and the legislative landscape

The rapid development of facial recognition technology requires an exploration of how to use it responsibly, complemented in this report by an overview of the current legislative landscape in the United States.
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How does facial recognition work? A primer

As policy-makers consider how to regulate facial recognition, it is important that their efforts be grounded in fact. This report provides an examination of how the technology works and how to understand questions about its performance and operation.
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Can telephones race? 5G and the evolution of telecom: part 1

This report looks at the environment for competition by exploring how 5G creates wealth, the standards contest, and the effect of technological change in telecommunications as the United States moves to an 'open' environment.
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Trust your eyes? Deepfakes policy brief

Deepfakes are a new and powerful tool for falsehood. This paper argues that their effect will depend not only on how persuasive they are, but also on the timing and credibility of the repudiation of a deepfake.
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Emerging technologies and managing the risk of tech transfer to China

There are deep interconnections between the U.S. and Chinese economies, and China has built its technology base on what it has acquired from the West. This report outlines the policy tools that the United States can use to mitigate risk while maintaining the openness that...