Amnesty International will produce a crowdsourced map showing the location of every camera capable of facial recognition in New York City before expanding out to other places like the West Bank and New Delhi.
Amnesty International will produce a crowdsourced map showing the location of every camera capable of facial recognition in New York City before expanding out to other places like the West ...
New York City Council today passed the POST Act -- a law requiring the NYPD to disclose all surveillance technologies in active use.
Using a public camera, we looked for prominent people walking through a New York City park. What we found shows the technology's promise — and perils.
As protesters demonstrate in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, law enforcement agencies have access to a host of surveillance tools that could make it easier to target and ...
Microsoft helps police surveil and patrol communities through its own offerings and a network of partnerships — while its PR efforts obscure this.
Microsoft’s decision not to sell facial recognition to the police means nothing if the company won’t stop selling the Orwellian Domain Awareness System to the New York Police Department.
Local governments and legislators are pushing back against the deployment of facial recognition technology, citing concerns about accuracy, bias and abuse.
Flawed algorithms, maximal collection, and experimental use: the dangers of high-tech police surveillance tools.
A closer look at New York City's landmark POST Act—a law the NYPD and Bill de Blasio spent three years trying to quash
America’s first confirmed wrongful arrest by facial recognition technology happened in January 2020. Robert Williams, a Black man, was arrested in his driveway just outside Detroit, with ...
The NYPD has previously stated that the technology is used to gather leads on suspects for crimes, such as robberies and shootings, not to identify people in crowds or at rallies
The careful wording of public pledges leaves plenty of room for oppressive uses of the technology, critics say.
The NYPD has more resources and access to surveillance tech than most law enforcement agencies. This bill would require the force to disclose it all.
Dozens of officers were sent to 28-year-old Derrick Ingram’s house
It’s about civil rights and the erosion of privacy in the public realm.
Two lawmakers are drafting a new bipartisan bill that could seriously limit the use of the technology across the US.