San Francisco to ban facial recognition

San Francisco to ban facial recognition



Law makers in San Francisco have voted to ban the use of face recognition technology by city agencies, including the police department while provoking worries over privacy. The new bill  Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, was introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin. The ordinance states that any plans to buy any kind of new surveillance technology must now be approved by city administrators. "With this vote, San Francisco has declared that face surveillance technology is incompatible with a ..