- The Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill banning the use of facial recognition technology by police departments and public agencies, TechCrunch reports.
- The Madison City Council in Wisconsin approved an ordinance banning city agencies, including law enforcement, from using facial recognition technology or “information derived from a face surveillance system,” the Wisconsin State Journal reports.
- The New Orleans Police Department confirmed it uses facial recognition technology for investigations following years of assuring it did not use the technology, Techdirt reports.
- Vice reports documents show SN Technologies, the company that installed facial recognition systems for the Lockport City School District in New York, was not truthful about the system’s accuracy.
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