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 May 13, 2019  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Andy Rosen reports:

Somerville officials have proposed a ban on the use of facial recognition in police investigations and municipal surveillance programs, part of a growing backlash against a rapidly evolving technology that critics fear may lead to false identifications and bias against minorities.

A bill to ban the technology was introduced at the Somerville City Council Thursday, and appears headed for passage later this year.

Read more on Boston Globe.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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