Why San Francisco’s ban on face recognition is only the start of a long fight

San Francisco has just become the first city in the United States to entirely ban local government and law enforcement uses of facial recognition technology. Although the ordinance is currently limited in its reach, only really applying to city agencies such as the SFPD, it does strictly regulate the future deployment of all kinds of surveillance technology... Continue Reading San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition technology Category: Computers Tags: Facial Recognition Governments Law Police

With San Francisco ban, facial recognition fervor cools

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 ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Phys.org

San Francisco bans facial recognition use by police

San Francisco on Tuesday became the first US city to ban use of facial recognition technology by police or other government agencies.

Wed 15 May 19 from Phys.org

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban police using facial recognition

In a city teeming with tech innovation and home to Twitter, Airbnb and Uber, the local government votes to bans police and other departments from using the technology, ...

Wed 15 May 19 from ABC Science

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition technology

San Francisco has just become the first city in the United States to entirely ban local government and law enforcement uses of facial recognition technology. Although the ordinance is ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Gizmag

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition technology, Wed 15 May 19 from Techspot

San Francisco becomes first city in U.S. to ban facial-recognition software

The ban dealt a swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly being deployed by law-enforcement agencies nationwide.

Tue 14 May 19 from The Washington Post

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology

San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments.

Tue 14 May 19 from Phys.org

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

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, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that's creeping ...

Mon 13 May 19 from Phys.org

New York Proposal Would Ban Face Recognition Surveillance By Landlords

In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two New York State legislators introduced a bill ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Gizmodo

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