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Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software

by • 2 days ago

City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.

Facial recognition technology is here to stay, say analysts

by • 3 weeks ago

Recent bans of the surveillance technology are popping up around the country, but the consensus is that facial recognition will stick around.

More state legislatures are scrutinizing facial recognition technology

by • 1 month ago

California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.

'Bipartisan consensus' in place for facial recognition regulation, lawmakers say

by • 2 months ago

Legislation to regulate the face-matching technology will come soon, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings, who chairs the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

ACLU urges Amazon shareholders to stop selling facial-recognition tech to government

by • 2 months ago

The group says Amazon's sale of its "Rekognition" tool presents a "grave threat to communities" that must be stopped.

Police have been feeding celebrity photos, doctored images into facial-recognition systems

by • 2 months ago

New research shows that a lack of clear standards for using the technology has led many agencies to resort to an array of questionable practices in attempting to identify criminal suspects.

Could facial recognition save Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam?

by • 6 months ago

An expert on the technology says using facial recognition on a decades-old photo is a "long shot at best."

San Francisco weighs nation's first facial recognition ban

by • 6 months ago

A new bill would ban San Francisco's city government from using facial recognition technology while adding significant limits on procuring any surveillance technology.

Atlanta airport opens first biometric terminal in U.S.

by • 8 months ago

Passengers on international flights with five airlines now have the option to go through every step of the boarding process using facial-recognition scans.