San Francisco Votes to Ban Facial Recognition

Lawmakers in San Francisco will vote today on legislation that would ban the use of facial recognition technology among city departments, according to NPR.

If approved, the law would make San Francisco the first city to ban the technologies use, a ban that would extend to police body cameras. “Governments have used the technology for several years, and the software can assist with efforts to find missing children, for example, or prevent driver's license fraud,” NPR reported.

That the technology is s ..