San Francisco becomes first U.S. city to ban police use of facial recognition
submitted 1 year ago by salvia_d from (marketwatch.com)
[–]magnora7 5 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 2 fun - 1 year ago (1 child)
Very interesting and unexpected! I would think they would be one of the places most likely to use and abuse it.
[–]wizzwizz4 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (2 children)
Huh. If people are still making these kinds of decisions, there's still hope.
[–]magnora7 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (1 child)
Between this news, and the news about Denver legalizing mushrooms, it looks like the future of legislation is at the city level?
[–]wizzwizz4 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (0 children)
Well, that could be a good thing. It allows people to trial laws they feel strongly about, and see if they work. When lawlessness doesn't go up, there'll be evidence to show that facial recognition isn't necessary.
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