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San Francisco cops a step closer to formalized access to private surveillance camera feeds

A final vote is still forthcoming, but San Francisco, famous for beckoning people to travel there with flowers in their…

 

New York, San Francisco warming to biometric surveillance?

Have progressive U.S. cities gone too far in corralling police use of facial recognition? Has a rise in some crimes…

 

San Francisco faces hearing for summary judgment in protestor surveillance lawsuit

Civil rights nonprofits this Friday will ask for a summary judgment in a lawsuit against the City and County of…

 

San Francisco officials revise ban, forget government devices have in-built facial recognition

San Francisco can not be sued for breaking its own facial recognition ban, the Board of Supervisors voted this week,…

 

Biometrics industry groups blast San Francisco decision and process in facial recognition ban

The Identification Technology Association (IdTA) and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) have each issued a statement condemning the…

 

San Francisco passes ban on police and city use of public facial biometrics

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a ban on public biometric facial recognition use by police and other city departments…

 

Oakland considers banning public facial recognition use as San Francisco police amendments accepted

Oakland may not be far behind San Francisco in banning facial biometrics use by city departments, GovTech reports. The Oakland…

 

San Francisco police rally opposition to proposed law mostly banning public facial biometrics

A committee of San Francisco’s board of supervisors heard a proposal to ban facial recognition technology from the city this…

 

San Francisco to consider banning facial recognition and restricting biometric surveillance

Legislation has been proposed to ban the purchase or use of facial recognition technology in San Francisco by local law…

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