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San Francisco ban highlights facial recognition fears

WorldNews Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ()
San Francisco ban highlights facial recognition fearsFacial recognition for law enforcement is being banned in San Francisco, igniting fresh debate on the privacy and civil liberties concerns about the technology A ban on facial recognition for law enforcement in San Francisco highlights growing public concerns about technology which is seeing stunning growth for an array of applications while provoking worries over privacy. All but one of the nine members of San Francisco's board of supervisors endorsed the legislation Tuesday, which will be voted on again next week in a procedural step. Facial recognition technology uses a scan of a person's face to create an algorithm that is compared against a database. It can be used to unlock a...
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News video: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Facial Recognition Technology Ban

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Andria Borba reports on San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voting 8-1 in favor of ban against us of facial recognition technology (5-14-2019)

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