The New York State Legislature approved a bill placing a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in schools across the state until 2022, VentureBeat reports. The bill will also require the New York State Education Department to further examine the deployment of biometric software in schools and craft regulations. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., has not yet signed the bill. Meanwhile, advocacy group Ban Facial Recognition launched its Congressional Scoreboard to highlight the support, as well as the lack thereof, for the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act.
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