NYPD ordered to release documents on facial recognition use during 2020 BLM protests
A judge sided with Amnesty International and the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project.
On Aug 2, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Lawmakers urge FTC to look into ‘misleading’ statements by facial recognition company ID.me
They say ID.me “made multiple misleading statements about its use of facial recognition."
On May 18, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
‘Dystopian’: New York DA used funds seized from its citizens to pay for facial recognition tech
The documents were obtained by the Legal Aid Society.
On May 4, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Congress launches investigation into ID.me, whose deal with IRS sparked backlash
The company received widespread backlash for its ties with the IRS.
On Apr 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Could Clearview be fined out of existence by Europe’s tough data privacy laws?
Europe is fighting against facial recognition.
On Mar 25, 2022 by Jonathan Keane
‘Don’t stop at one search’: Emails reveal how Clearview pushed college police to use facial recognition on students
Clearview's free samples can be used against you.
On Mar 24, 2022 by Louise Macaraniag
Texas sues Facebook for collecting biometric data without user consent
Facebook has already faced a similar lawsuit in a different state.
On Feb 15, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
Democrats warn that feds using Clearview AI facial recognition could ‘eliminate public anonymity’
'Clearview AI's technology could eliminate public anonymity in the United States.'
On Feb 9, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
IRS will ‘transition away’ from facial recognition plan amid widespread criticism
The plan attracted criticism from lawmakers and activists.
On Feb 7, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
Republicans, Democrats come together to fight IRS’ plan to use facial recognition for taxes
Lawmakers demand the IRS stop collecting, storing or using taxpayers' 'biometric data.'
On Feb 4, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Why Massachusetts is ground-zero for the fight against facial recognition
Eight cities in Massachusetts have banned facial recognition, making it a hot spot in the country.
On Jan 28, 2022 by Jake Pitre
Another major Massachusetts city votes to ban facial recognition
Worcester becomes the 8th municipality in Massachusetts to pass a ban.
On Dec 16, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Facebook says it will stop using facial recognition technology
The social media giant's use of the technology had landed it in legal trouble.
On Nov 2, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Tech newsletter: Future of facial recognition
Here is a look at tech and politics news from the last week.
On Sep 21, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich