Ban on facial recognition software in San Francisco

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DEyncourt
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Ban on facial recognition software in San Francisco

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"San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin proposes citywide ban on facial recognition technology".

Under the proposal:
The Board of Supervisors may only approve new surveillance technology under the ordinance if it finds the benefits outweigh the costs, that civil rights will be protected and that no community or group will suffer a disparate impact as a result
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Sounds like a reasonable idea.
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California liberals making sense again
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Curse those California liberals.
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The Gestapo aka Homeland Security...thinks otherwise.
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Once in awhile they do me proud. They still have F8Ck Sh!T to make up, though.
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I really do not think he could pass or enforce this law, government agencies are going to use facial recognition no matter what.
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avkills wrote: I really do not think he could pass or enforce this law, government agencies are going to use facial recognition no matter what.

The focus of the law is on agencies primarily funded by the County of San Francisco.
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So, it dosen't count for iPhones?
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