State Sen. Brad Hoylman, D-N.Y., has announced he will propose a bill to prohibit New York law enforcement from deploying facial-recognition technology or other forms of biometric surveillance. Hoylman indicated recent revelations of facial-recognition abuses by law enforcement, including those on Clearview AI, made the bill necessary. "New York must take action to regulate this increasingly pervasive and dangerously powerful technology, before it’s too late," Hoylman said. Meanwhile, privacy advocacy groups are calling on the U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to recommend the federal government curtail its use of facial recognition.
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