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Passengers walk by a security sign warning about a facial recognition area at the Suedkreuz train station in Berlin, Germany.(Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) The King County Council recently passed an ordinance that bans government use of facial recognition technology. That was fairly controversial within the council, but also with a group called the Information …

Visitors check their phones behind the screens advertising facial recognition software during Global Mobile Internet Conference at the National Convention in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj A group of 50 investors managing more than $4.5 trillion in assets is calling on companies involved in the development and use of facial recognition technology, such …

CHICAGO — There may come a day on the Illinois River when a fish swims up a chute, slides through a scanner, and, after being recognized as a feared silver carp, is sorted and removed, eventually ending up in a carp burger on your dinner plate. Keeping invasive carp out of the Great Lakes has …

The ordinance would also ban county offices from entering into an agreement with third parties or obtaining facial recognition information. KING COUNTY, Wash. — Editor’s note: The above video previously aired on KING 5 in May 2021. The King County Council will consider prohibiting the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by administrative offices, …

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — When Bella, a local dog, went missing, her family searched for her everywhere. They uploaded her photo to a pet-facial recognition technology, Petco Love Lost. “Anyone who has lost or found a dog can use it, all you need is a computer, smartphone, or tablet,” said Heather Friedman, with LifeLine Animal …

In the past few years, facial recognition technology has become a critical tool for law enforcement: the FBI has used it to help identify suspects who stormed the Capitol on January 6 and state and local police say it’s been instrumental in cases of robberies, assaults, and murders. Facial recognition software uses complex mathematical algorithms …

“Clearview violates that right to a massive degree,” said Rebecca Glenberg, senior supervising attorney at the ACLU of Illinois. “It essentially creates a face template, which is a biometric identifier, for every person whose image is publicly available on the internet — whether they posted it themselves, someone else posted it. Whether they even know …

The state of Virginia recently enacted a law banning local law enforcement and campus police departments from using facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology is defined as an “electronic system for enrolling, capturing, extracting, comparing, and matching an individual’s geometric facial data to identify individuals in photos, videos, or real time.” The law states that …

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — We all know pet owners who take countless photos of their furry friends. It can be amusing, annoying, and easy to make fun of–but those snapshots could come in handy one day. New facial recognition technology is helping reunite lost pets and their owners. One local shelter is using this technology …

DETROIT – A Michigan man is suing the Detroit Police Department in federal court after he was wrongfully arrested and jailed for shoplifting. Robert Williams, a Black man, was arrested at his home in a Detroit suburb in front of his wife and two young daughters after a police officer called him at work and …