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San Francisco Votes To Ban Use Of Facial Recognition Surveillance Technology

NPR Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ()
San Francisco voted to severely restrict how police and the city use surveillance technology. The board of supervisors banned facial recognition, saying it is uniquely oppressive and dangerous.
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News video: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Facial Recognition Technology Ban

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Facial Recognition Technology Ban 02:54

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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