Police use of facial recognition gets reined in by UK court

A close-up of a police facial recognition camera used in Cardiff, Wales. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Since 2017, police in the UK have been testing live, or real-time, facial recognition in public places to try to identify criminals. The legality of these trials has been widely questioned by privacy and human rights campaigners, who just won […]

National facial recognition ban: These lawmakers back it

Lawmakers including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ron Wyden have signed on as co-sponsors of a bill that would ban facial recognition. James Martin/CNET If you’re wondering whether your representatives in Congress support a federal ban on facial recognition, you...