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Skin & Out Facial Bar owner and skin care therapist Carley Harmon stands in her new downtown Ripon business.  Joe Schulz photo A new business aimed at helping customers achieve healthy skin has opened in downtown Ripon. Skin & Out Facial Bar, located at 129 East Jackson St., is accepting clients by appointment, Wednesday through …

DANVILLE, Va. – Governor Glenn Youngkin is amending a controversial bill that could lift a partial ban on facial recognition technology in Virginia. The technology has been around for years, but local police haven’t been able to use it. “As long as it’s used responsibly and within the guidelines of the law,” Danville Police’s Captain …

Ukraine’s defence ministry has begun using Clearview AI’s facial recognition technology following the US startup offering to uncover Russian assailants, combat misinformation and identify the dead. Key points: Clearview AI’s database has billions of images from social media sites The company says it could help identify Russian assailants and war dead, reunite separated families and counter misinformation One critic says …

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 …