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San Francisco moves toward ban on use of facial recognition technology

Reuters Tuesday, 14 May 2019 ()
San Francisco officials on Tuesday took a major step toward banning the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools with surveillance applications that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop.
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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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