“No one should be forced to submit to facial recognition as a condition of accessing essential government services," said Sen. Ron Wyden.
When you absolutely know you're better off without him.
Some limited uses for Facebook's facial recognition software will remain, however.
Less than 24 hours after a Capitol rioter was identified by online sleuths as a Capitol Hill chiropractor, the family of the late Officer Jeff Smith filed a lawsuit.
Stephen Chase Randolph was arrested in Kentucky. Federal authorities say he told undercover agents it was "f**king fun" to be in the Capitol mob.
HuffPost reporting and the work of citizen sleuths appears to have identified a rioter who attacked police and flashed a Nazi salute in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The highly controversial tool isn’t just for the feds anymore. Online sleuths are quietly using it to hunt for rioters — like the man they've dubbed #NaziGrayHat.
Robert Williams said he was unjustly arrested after facial recognition technology mistakenly identified him as a suspected shoplifter.
A man was wrongfully arrested after facial recognition software mismatched his driver’s license photo to surveillance video of someone shoplifting, according to an ACLU complaint.
The decision comes amid nationwide scrutiny of police powers following the killing of George Floyd.