Fullerton Police officer wears his physique digital camera on his chest whereas on patrol in Fullerton, California, on February 16, 2017. A proposed invoice within the California legislature would ban legislation enforcement within the state from utilizing facial recognition software program and biometric scanners in physique cameras.
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LOS ANGELES — The California state Senate is contemplating laws that will ban legislation enforcement’s use of facial recognition expertise in physique cameras.
The proposal handed the state Meeting earlier this month and is amongst a flurry of payments the higher chamber will contemplate beginning subsequent month. Backers of the ban contend facial recognition software program is at present defective and misidentifies folks.
Final week San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance banning facial recognition software program by legislation enforcement and different native businesses. The motion requires metropolis departments first to get approval to make use of…