California Senate Democrats voted to ban the use of facial-recognition technology in body cameras used by law enforcement, Courthouse News Service reports. The bill cleared the state Assembly last month and will see a final vote in the state Senate in the summer. Assembly Bill 1215 passed without any Republican votes in the Assembly before being passed through the state Senate committee. “What we don’t want is for communities to feel like they’re under surveillance 24 hours, 7 days a week when the officers’ body cameras are being worn,” said Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-Calif., who authored the bill. Meanwhile, the Financial Times reports on technology created to track eye movement.
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