Biometrics, Face perception, Municipality, Surveillance, Facial recognition system, Mass surveillance

Portland, OR passes nation's strictest facial recognition ban

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The ban will prohibit use of the tech in public and private spheres, marking the country's first ban for businesses like stores, airlines and event venues.

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On Sep 10, 2020
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The ban consists of two ordinances: one to prohibit government use of facial recognition technology, and another to prohibit businesses from utilizing the tech on their customers or on the nearby public. https://t.co/bgrxZd2KGL
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Portland, OR passes nation's strictest facial recognition ban

Portland, OR passes nation's strictest facial recognition ban

The ban will prohibit use of the tech in public and private spheres, marking the country's first ban for businesses like stores, airlines and event venues.

Portland, OR considering nation's strictest facial recognition ban

Portland, OR considering nation's strictest facial recognition ban

The city would prohibit the tech from public and private spheres, marking the country's first ban for private businesses like stores, airlines and event venues. 

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