4:07PM Wednesday 9 October
6 Days Ago In August, backers of California's Body Camera Accountability Act pointed out a test of facial recognition software that identified 26 state lawmakers as criminals. They argued it showed the flaws of such technology, and now Governor Gavin Newsom has...
6 Days Ago A California governor has signed The Body Camera Accountability Act, which bans police from using body cameras with facial recognition in the state. Facial recognition has recently become a controversial issue with the rise of privacy concerns, one that has certainly been discussed in Canada.
6 Days Ago California lawmakers today passed a bill placing a three-year state-wide moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement agencies. AB 1215, The Body Camera Accountability Act, was introduced earlier this year by assemblymember Phil Tang, a Democrat.
11 Days Ago Bans on the technology have mostly focused on law enforcement, but there’s a growing movement to get it out of school, parks, and private businesses too.
10 Days Ago Hong Kong joins the ranks of other autocratic nations that have banned face coverings in the name of national security: Sri Lanka, France, the Netherlands, Canada, etc (such bans have also been proposed in the UK, Australia, the USA).
11 Days Ago Former workers reveal "questionable and misleading methods" used to obtain facial scans.