New York City lawmakers have proposed three bills that would regulate the use of facial-recognition software by business owners and landlords, The Wall Street Journal reports. If passed, landlords and business owners would be required to register the technology with a public database, business owners would be required to post signage stating the tech is being used, and landlords would have to provide manual keys if they have an electronic-entry system. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., signed legislation that prohibits ambulance and first responders from selling private patient information to third parties with the exception of health care providers. Meanwhile, Gizmodo reports California has banned deepfakes in explicit images and politics. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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