san francisco becomes 1st u s city to ban facial recognition software
San Francisco supervisors have voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates.... CBC · 1 week
San Francisco passes city government ban on facial recognition tech  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
On Tuesday, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to approve a ban on the use of facial recognition tech by city agencies. The Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, introduced... more
San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps... more
San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology  CBC · 2 weeks
San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city... more
Police banned from using facial recognition software in city  Sky News · 2 weeks
San Francisco has become the first US city to ban police and other public departments from using facial recognition software. more
San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
San Francisco supervisors ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw the technology more
The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
San Francisco supervisors approve a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction more
San Francisco has banned facial recognition by city agencies  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In a first for a city in the United States, San Francisco has voted to ban its government... more
Daily Crunch: SF bans agencies from using facial recognition tech  TechCrunch · 1 week
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San Francisco is first US city to ban facial recognition  BBC · 2 weeks
The city voted against the emerging technology amid fears of invasion of privacy and unreliability. more
Ban on facial recognition tech up for vote in San Francisco - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Ordinance would require city agencies -- including the police -- to get supes' approval before spending city funds on the technology. more
San Francisco could become first city to ban facial recognition tech on Tuesday - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Several other cities are looking to follow suit in the name of protecting civil liberties. more
San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police more
How a facial recognition ban could come to your city soon - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Activists across the country are pushing local governments to forbid the use of facial recognition. more
Expert: San Francisco face ID ban would be warning to police  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Skeptics of face recognition say an outright ban of the technology in San Francisco would send a strong warning to police more
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Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition Ban as Concern Grows in US Congress  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Amazon said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday. more
Public safety, civil rights groups battle over face ID tech  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Skeptics of face recognition say an outright ban of the technology in San Francisco would send a strong warning to police more
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Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition sale ban to governments  TechCrunch · 3 days
Amazon shareholders have rejected two proposals that would have requested the company not to sell its facial recognition technology to government customers. The breakdown of the votes is not immediately... more
Use of facial recognition tech 'dangerously irresponsible'  BBC · 2 weeks
Police forces have missed several chances to make facial recognition fit for purpose, finds BBC probe. more
Ever app reportedly trained facial recognition tech on users' photos, without telling them - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The company aims to sell its facial recognition products to private companies and law enforcement, reports NBC News. more
Amazon under greater shareholder pressure to limit sale of facial recognition tech to the government  TechCrunch · 5 days
This week could mark a significant setback for Amazon’s facial recognition business if privacy and civil liberties advocates... more
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