Boston votes to ban government use of facial recognition

Boston votes to ban government use of facial recognition

Boston votes unanimously to ban government use of facial recognition.  Getty Images Boston joined cities like San Francisco, Oakland, California, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Wednesday in passing a vote to ban facial recognition technology for municipal use. It’s the second largest city in the US to ban facial recognition, after San Francisco enacted its ban […]
Twitter makes Election Day a paid holiday for US employees

Twitter makes Election Day a paid holiday for US employees

Twitter plans to give US employees paid time off on Election Day.  Angela Lang/CNET Twitter will give US workers a paid day off for Election Day and offer employees around the world time off to vote in national elections.  “Given the importance of voting, going...
Facial recognition lawsuit targets NY schools over student privacy

Facial recognition lawsuit targets NY schools over student privacy

Facial recognition in schools is being challenged in a New York lawsuit. FotografiaBasica / Getty Images A lawsuit against the New York State Education Department is looking to dismantle a $3 million facial recognition system in schools, citing student privacy...