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Pitt think tank to review ethics of algorithms in local governments
The former federal prosecutor running the task force said there's a place for AI-backed technologies like facial recognition, but that governments can "do better."
Vermont calls for AI 'code of ethics'
A state task force that published a report this week says the state's policy work could also be used by other states navigating the emerging ethical minefield that is artificial intelligence.
Facial-recognition ban in Cambridge, Mass., marks a trend
Absent federal regulations on government's use of facial recognition, more states and localities are coming up with their own rules and prohibitions.
Freewheeling facial-recognition use in Utah spurs new bill
The Utah Department of Public Safety's liberal sharing of state data with federal law enforcement authorities has caught the attention of at least one lawmaker.
San Diego's smart streetlights misunderstood, officials say
Civil-liberties and religious groups say cameras and audio sensors could be used to spy on people, but officials say such concerns are overstated.
How can government build public trust around facial recognition technology?
Facial recognition is here to stay, but gaining the trust of those unfamiliar with the technology will be crucial for public safety agencies across the country.
Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software
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
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
California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.