In our 21st Century society, some have come to the realization that they don’t subscribe to the standard view of male or female, and that they therefore prefer to be referred to as “they” or them”.

It’s an acceptance that would not have survived fifty years ago, and it is a reflection of a society more open to differences than in the past.

But what if your facial recognition software is guilty of stereotyping and assigns people as male or female?

Should the software developers be legally liable for any financial or emotional damages caused?

What other groups are in danger of technological appropriation?