U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, have introduced the Facial Recognition Technology Warrant Act, which seeks to cut the use of facial-recognition software by law enforcement agencies, CNET reports. The bill would require the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other agencies to obtain warrants for surveillance activities that use facial recognition. The law would also place limits on data collection from facial-recognition use. "This bipartisan bill strikes the right balance by making sure law enforcement has the tools necessary to keep us safe while also protecting fundamental Fourth Amendment privacy rights," Coons said in a statement.
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