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Rashida Tlaib calls for ban on facial recognition tech after telling Detroit police to hire only black analysts

Rashida Tlaib calls for ban on facial recognition tech after telling Detroit police to hire only black analysts

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Friday responded to backlash after she told Detroit police to only hire black facial recognition analysts, writing in a scathing op-ed that her comments were neither “racist” or “inappropriate” and pushed further for a total ban of the technology used to identify criminal suspects.   Read full article: Rashida Tlaib calls for ban on facial re...→

Rashida Tlaib calls for ban on facial recognition tech after telling Detroit police to hire only black analysts

Rashida Tlaib calls for ban on facial recognition tech after telling Detroit police to hire only black analysts

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Friday responded to backlash after she told Detroit police to only hire black facial recognition analysts, writing in a scathing op-ed that her comments were neither “racist” or “inappropriate” and pushed further for a total ban of the technology used to identify criminal suspects.   Read full article: Rashida Tlaib calls for ban on facial re...→

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Police Nab Man Suspected Of Attacking Elderly Man

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Police Nab Man Suspected Of Attacking Elderly Man

The man suspected of attacking an elderly man in south Minneapolis got away at first, but surveillance -- and a critical piece of technology -- helped authorities track him down. Read full article: Facial Recognition Technology Helps Poli...→

Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigation into Dan Gilbert's tax breaks

Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigation into Dan Gilbert's tax breaks

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is calling for an investigation into tax breaks given to Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert. Read full article: Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigati...→

Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial Recognition Tech

Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial Recognition Tech

Concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festivalgoers with facial recognition technology, after musicians and others gave it some serious side-eye. Although it remains entirely... Read full article: Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial ...→

Rashida Tlaib Joins Ocasio-Cortez, Omar In Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a rally in Detroit on Sunday night. She joins Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Minnesota Rep. Ihan Omar in backing the Vermont independent. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib Joins Ocasio-Cortez, Omar ...→

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Lost Pets

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Lost Pets

The City of Plano is now using Finding Rover, a facial recognition technology that helps identify lost pets. Read full article: Plano Using Facial Recognition Technolog...→

Facial-recognition software may be able to identify people based on brain scans

Facial-recognition software may be able to identify people based on brain scans

Commercially available facial recognition technology was able to correctly identify people 83% of the time using medical MRI imagery and photographs of their face. Read full article: Facial-recognition software may be able ...→

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie Sanders in Detroit on Sunday

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie Sanders in Detroit on Sunday

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will join presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Detroit on Sunday. “At the rally, Sanders and Tlaib will... Read full article: Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie ...→

Theme park of the future: Facial recognition replacing tickets at new Universal Studios in China

Theme park of the future: Facial recognition replacing tickets at new Universal Studios in China

The new Universal Studios theme park under construction in China will use facial recognition for admissions, payments and queueing. Read full article: Theme park of the future: Facial recogni...→

Berkeley bans facial recognition

Berkeley bans facial recognition

It’s the fourth U.S. city — and the third in the Bay Area after S.F. and Oakland — to prohibit public agencies’ use of the technology. Read full article: Berkeley bans facial recognition...→

Racial bias in facial recognition technology the focus of bill introduced by Rep. Lawrence

Racial bias in facial recognition technology the focus of bill introduced by Rep. Lawrence

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence plans to introduce legislation to require a deeper examination of the racial biases found in facial recognition technology. As more law... Read full article: Racial bias in facial recognition techno...→

Facial recognition technology in Russia is the subject of a lawsuit filed by a women's rights activist in Moscow

Facial recognition technology in Russia is the subject of a lawsuit filed by a women's rights activist in Moscow

A Russian women's rights activist wants a federal ban of facial recognition technology in Moscow following political protests in the city. Read full article: Facial recognition technology in Russia ...→

What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about policing

What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about policing

Kudos to Detroit Police Chief James Craig for pushing back hard against the latest nonsense from Rep. Rashida Tlaib. It all started when the Michigan Democrat tweeted at the DPD: “You should probab… Read full article: What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about pol...→

Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Google's Facial Recognition Project

Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Google's Facial Recognition Project

Google funded a facial recognition project that reportedly used questionable tactics while targeting people of color, the Daily News is reporting. Read full article: Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Goog...→

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition

ICE, FBI accused of failing to provide information about their use of the technology in lawsuits by the ACLU and a Washington-based advocacy group. Read full article: Feds sued over lack of transparency abou...→

Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing views of America

Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing views of America

Two American women of color. Two diametrically opposed views about America. This clash of worldviews helps us to understand that what is going on in our nation is not a legitimate impeachment proce… Read full article: Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing...→

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

Venue operators have talked about using the technology at gateways to secure entry for select groups or to offer perks for repeat customers. Privacy advocates worry that such uses might also pave the way for greater intrusions, such as scanning... Read full article: Concert promoters turn away from facial ...→

Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Requirement to View Internet Porn | Breitbart

Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Requirement to View Internet Porn | Breitbart

The Australian government is reportedly proposing the use of facial recognition technology to verify the age of those who seek to watch pornography online. Read full article: Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Re...→

Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products, Calls For More Research

Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products, Calls For More Research

Nassau County legislature has postponed a vote to ban on flavored vaping products which was expected on Monday. Read full article: Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flav...→

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will join presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Detroit on Sunday. Tlaib is expected to announce her endorsement of Sanders as he tries to gain momentum in a primary race that has so far been dominated by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden. Two other members of the progressive “squad” — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar — have already endorsed Sanders. Ocasio-Cortez formally endorsed Sanders at a rally in New York on Saturday. Sanders shocked many political observers when he defeated Hillary Clinton during Michigan’s primary election in 2016. The rally begins at 5 p.m. at Cass Technical High School. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. Visit Sanders’ campaign site to RSVP. Read full article: Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida T...→

Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a

Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a "mistake" and backs the breakup of Big Tech

The Democratic presidential candidate said the breakup of big tech companies is "a remedy that should be on the table" Read full article: Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a "...→

Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Unlawful Under New Law

Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Unlawful Under New Law

During the course of the past three years, law enforcement agencies have relied on facial recognition scans as an investigative tool. Officers in the field can use a tablet or smartphone to take a photo of... Read full article: Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facia...→

Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at Detroit Rally, Signaling Formal Endorsement

Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at Detroit Rally, Signaling Formal Endorsement

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is slated to join Sen. Bernie Sanders at a Detroit rally, signaling a formal endorsement from the far-left "Squad" member. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at ...→

Chinese facial recognition tech installed in nations vulnerable to abuse

Chinese facial recognition tech installed in nations vulnerable to abuse

Some Serbians fear 1,000 Huawei cameras installed in Belgrade could help their government curtail freedoms, leading to a 'big brother society' Read full article: Chinese facial recognition tech installe...→

Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of Detroit Forum

Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of Detroit Forum

A Detroit city council member is hosting a community forum Thursday on the use of facial-recognition technology by police. Read full article: Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of D...→

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas

President Trump in a tweet on Sunday called Rep. Rashida Tlaib “despicable” after she revealed that House Democrats have considered jailing members of the administration who defy subpoe… Read full article: Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for sugge...→

California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Facial Recognition on Body Cameras

California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Facial Recognition on Body Cameras

California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras... Read full article: California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Re...→

In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, City Council Bill Would Require Landlords To Provide Physical Keys

In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, City Council Bill Would Require Landlords To Provide Physical Keys

Landlords have sought to justify the use of surveillance technology for reasons ranging from security to illegal subletting. Read full article: In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, ...→

Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertising: How Is It Changing?

Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertising: How Is It Changing?

The marketing director at Media Bridge Minneapolis, Giselle Ugarte, explains facial recognition and its role in today's shopping habits with Mary McGuire. Read full article: Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertis...→

Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Since 2001, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has operated one of the largest facial recognition databases in America. Numerous police departments statewide have opted into accessing the information. However, it doesn't seem to work that well: In 2016, studies warned that the database could produce false positives, was "ripe for misuse and abuse," and operated with little to no... Read full article: Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to...→

Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate whether political donations from Dan Gilbert influenced tax break

Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate whether political donations from Dan Gilbert influenced tax break

Rep. Rashida Tlaib joined calls for an investigation into whether political donations from billionaire Dan Gilbert influenced the designation of "opportunity zone" tax breaks in... Read full article: Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate...→

Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sanders touring Detroit with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sanders touring Detroit with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib was overcome with emotion. For years, the progressive Democrat had talked about underserved neighborhoods struggling with poverty, environmental contamination, failing schools... Read full article: Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sande...→

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech | WTOP

BOSTON (AP) — Major concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festival-goers with facial recognition technology — at least for the time being. Live-entertainment giants AEG… Read full article: Concert promoters turn away from facial ...→

Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for president at Detroit rally

Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for president at Detroit rally

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., became the latest of her fellow “Squad” members to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president, joining him at a Detroit rally. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for presiden...→

Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at Detroit rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders

Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at Detroit rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders

Rock star and former White Stripes frontman Jack White will join U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.... Read full article: Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at...→

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost Pets

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost Pets

The City of Plano is using new facial recognition technology to help find lost pets and locate forever homes for animals up for adoption. Read full article: Plano Using Facial Recognition Technolog...→

Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for Tour of Michigan District

Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for Tour of Michigan District

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will join Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for a tour of the Michigan lawmaker's district, he announced on Wednesday. Read full article: Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for...→

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly endorse Bernie Sanders for president

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly endorse Bernie Sanders for president

"I believe Bernie Sanders is the best candidate to take on Donald Trump in 2020," Omar said in a statement late on Tuesday evening. Read full article: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and...→

Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon marketing facial recognition to Ring doorbell police partners

Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon marketing facial recognition to Ring doorbell police partners

Dozens of Florida police departments have partnered with Amazon’s Ring video doorbell to create a massive surveillance network promoted as a way to keep residents safe, but the I-Team uncovered how tax dollars are used to market the private company’s products. Read full article: Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon...→

Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory sentences, ban facial recognition software on police body cameras

Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory sentences, ban facial recognition software on police body cameras

California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on bod… Read full article: Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory...→

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding

A biometric self-boarding gate has officially been launched at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1, officials said Tuesday. Lufthansa has deployed the paperless, high-tech boarding p… Read full article: JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial...→

Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as Not Racist

Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as Not Racist

Outspoken freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., fired back at critics following her controversial remarks about race and policing. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as...→

Report: Google Targeted Homeless People with 'Darker Skin Tones' for Facial Recognition Software | Breitbart

Report: Google Targeted Homeless People with 'Darker Skin Tones' for Facial Recognition Software | Breitbart

A recent report alleges that Google targeted homeless people with "darker skin tones" to capture their biometric data to improve the tech giant's facial unlock system. Read full article: Report: Google Targeted Homeless People ...→

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Police Nab Man Suspected Of Attacking Elderly Man

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Police Nab Man Suspected Of Attacking Elderly Man

The man suspected of attacking an elderly man in south Minneapolis got away at first, but surveillance -- and a critical piece of technology -- helped authorities track him down. Read full article: Facial Recognition Technology Helps Poli...→

Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Since 2001, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has operated one of the largest facial recognition databases in America. Numerous police departments statewide have opted into accessing the information. However, it doesn't seem to work that well: In 2016, studies warned that the database could produce false positives, was "ripe for misuse and abuse," and operated with little to no... Read full article: Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to...→

Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing views of America

Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing views of America

Two American women of color. Two diametrically opposed views about America. This clash of worldviews helps us to understand that what is going on in our nation is not a legitimate impeachment proce… Read full article: Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing...→

Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sanders touring Detroit with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sanders touring Detroit with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib was overcome with emotion. For years, the progressive Democrat had talked about underserved neighborhoods struggling with poverty, environmental contamination, failing schools... Read full article: Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sande...→

Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Requirement to View Internet Porn | Breitbart

Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Requirement to View Internet Porn | Breitbart

The Australian government is reportedly proposing the use of facial recognition technology to verify the age of those who seek to watch pornography online. Read full article: Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Re...→

Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial Recognition Tech

Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial Recognition Tech

Concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festivalgoers with facial recognition technology, after musicians and others gave it some serious side-eye. Although it remains entirely... Read full article: Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial ...→

Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for president at Detroit rally

Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for president at Detroit rally

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., became the latest of her fellow “Squad” members to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president, joining him at a Detroit rally. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for presiden...→

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will join presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Detroit on Sunday. Tlaib is expected to announce her endorsement of Sanders as he tries to gain momentum in a primary race that has so far been dominated by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden. Two other members of the progressive “squad” — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar — have already endorsed Sanders. Ocasio-Cortez formally endorsed Sanders at a rally in New York on Saturday. Sanders shocked many political observers when he defeated Hillary Clinton during Michigan’s primary election in 2016. The rally begins at 5 p.m. at Cass Technical High School. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. Visit Sanders’ campaign site to RSVP. Read full article: Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida T...→

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Lost Pets

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Lost Pets

The City of Plano is now using Finding Rover, a facial recognition technology that helps identify lost pets. Read full article: Plano Using Facial Recognition Technolog...→

Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Unlawful Under New Law

Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Unlawful Under New Law

During the course of the past three years, law enforcement agencies have relied on facial recognition scans as an investigative tool. Officers in the field can use a tablet or smartphone to take a photo of... Read full article: Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facia...→

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie Sanders in Detroit on Sunday

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie Sanders in Detroit on Sunday

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will join presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Detroit on Sunday. “At the rally, Sanders and Tlaib will... Read full article: Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie ...→

Berkeley bans facial recognition

Berkeley bans facial recognition

It’s the fourth U.S. city — and the third in the Bay Area after S.F. and Oakland — to prohibit public agencies’ use of the technology. Read full article: Berkeley bans facial recognition...→

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly endorse Bernie Sanders for president

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly endorse Bernie Sanders for president

"I believe Bernie Sanders is the best candidate to take on Donald Trump in 2020," Omar said in a statement late on Tuesday evening. Read full article: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and...→

Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of Detroit Forum

Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of Detroit Forum

A Detroit city council member is hosting a community forum Thursday on the use of facial-recognition technology by police. Read full article: Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of D...→

Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory sentences, ban facial recognition software on police body cameras

Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory sentences, ban facial recognition software on police body cameras

California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on bod… Read full article: Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory...→

California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Facial Recognition on Body Cameras

California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Facial Recognition on Body Cameras

California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras... Read full article: California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Re...→

Facial recognition technology in Russia is the subject of a lawsuit filed by a women's rights activist in Moscow

Facial recognition technology in Russia is the subject of a lawsuit filed by a women's rights activist in Moscow

A Russian women's rights activist wants a federal ban of facial recognition technology in Moscow following political protests in the city. Read full article: Facial recognition technology in Russia ...→

Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as Not Racist

Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as Not Racist

Outspoken freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., fired back at critics following her controversial remarks about race and policing. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as...→

Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertising: How Is It Changing?

Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertising: How Is It Changing?

The marketing director at Media Bridge Minneapolis, Giselle Ugarte, explains facial recognition and its role in today's shopping habits with Mary McGuire. Read full article: Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertis...→

Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Google's Facial Recognition Project

Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Google's Facial Recognition Project

Google funded a facial recognition project that reportedly used questionable tactics while targeting people of color, the Daily News is reporting. Read full article: Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Goog...→

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition

ICE, FBI accused of failing to provide information about their use of the technology in lawsuits by the ACLU and a Washington-based advocacy group. Read full article: Feds sued over lack of transparency abou...→

Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigation into Dan Gilbert's tax breaks

Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigation into Dan Gilbert's tax breaks

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is calling for an investigation into tax breaks given to Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert. Read full article: Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigati...→

Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate whether political donations from Dan Gilbert influenced tax break

Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate whether political donations from Dan Gilbert influenced tax break

Rep. Rashida Tlaib joined calls for an investigation into whether political donations from billionaire Dan Gilbert influenced the designation of "opportunity zone" tax breaks in... Read full article: Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate...→

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

Venue operators have talked about using the technology at gateways to secure entry for select groups or to offer perks for repeat customers. Privacy advocates worry that such uses might also pave the way for greater intrusions, such as scanning... Read full article: Concert promoters turn away from facial ...→

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech | WTOP

BOSTON (AP) — Major concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festival-goers with facial recognition technology — at least for the time being. Live-entertainment giants AEG… Read full article: Concert promoters turn away from facial ...→

Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products, Calls For More Research

Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products, Calls For More Research

Nassau County legislature has postponed a vote to ban on flavored vaping products which was expected on Monday. Read full article: Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flav...→

Rashida Tlaib Joins Ocasio-Cortez, Omar In Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a rally in Detroit on Sunday night. She joins Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Minnesota Rep. Ihan Omar in backing the Vermont independent. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib Joins Ocasio-Cortez, Omar ...→

Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at Detroit rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders

Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at Detroit rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders

Rock star and former White Stripes frontman Jack White will join U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.... Read full article: Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at...→

Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a

Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a "mistake" and backs the breakup of Big Tech

The Democratic presidential candidate said the breakup of big tech companies is "a remedy that should be on the table" Read full article: Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a "...→

Facial-recognition software may be able to identify people based on brain scans

Facial-recognition software may be able to identify people based on brain scans

Commercially available facial recognition technology was able to correctly identify people 83% of the time using medical MRI imagery and photographs of their face. Read full article: Facial-recognition software may be able ...→

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost Pets

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost Pets

The City of Plano is using new facial recognition technology to help find lost pets and locate forever homes for animals up for adoption. Read full article: Plano Using Facial Recognition Technolog...→

Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at Detroit Rally, Signaling Formal Endorsement

Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at Detroit Rally, Signaling Formal Endorsement

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is slated to join Sen. Bernie Sanders at a Detroit rally, signaling a formal endorsement from the far-left "Squad" member. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at ...→

Theme park of the future: Facial recognition replacing tickets at new Universal Studios in China

Theme park of the future: Facial recognition replacing tickets at new Universal Studios in China

The new Universal Studios theme park under construction in China will use facial recognition for admissions, payments and queueing. Read full article: Theme park of the future: Facial recogni...→

Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for Tour of Michigan District

Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for Tour of Michigan District

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will join Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for a tour of the Michigan lawmaker's district, he announced on Wednesday. Read full article: Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for...→

Chinese facial recognition tech installed in nations vulnerable to abuse

Chinese facial recognition tech installed in nations vulnerable to abuse

Some Serbians fear 1,000 Huawei cameras installed in Belgrade could help their government curtail freedoms, leading to a 'big brother society' Read full article: Chinese facial recognition tech installe...→

Racial bias in facial recognition technology the focus of bill introduced by Rep. Lawrence

Racial bias in facial recognition technology the focus of bill introduced by Rep. Lawrence

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence plans to introduce legislation to require a deeper examination of the racial biases found in facial recognition technology. As more law... Read full article: Racial bias in facial recognition techno...→

Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon marketing facial recognition to Ring doorbell police partners

Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon marketing facial recognition to Ring doorbell police partners

Dozens of Florida police departments have partnered with Amazon’s Ring video doorbell to create a massive surveillance network promoted as a way to keep residents safe, but the I-Team uncovered how tax dollars are used to market the private company’s products. Read full article: Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon...→

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas

President Trump in a tweet on Sunday called Rep. Rashida Tlaib “despicable” after she revealed that House Democrats have considered jailing members of the administration who defy subpoe… Read full article: Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for sugge...→

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding

A biometric self-boarding gate has officially been launched at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1, officials said Tuesday. Lufthansa has deployed the paperless, high-tech boarding p… Read full article: JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial...→

In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, City Council Bill Would Require Landlords To Provide Physical Keys

In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, City Council Bill Would Require Landlords To Provide Physical Keys

Landlords have sought to justify the use of surveillance technology for reasons ranging from security to illegal subletting. Read full article: In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, ...→

What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about policing

What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about policing

Kudos to Detroit Police Chief James Craig for pushing back hard against the latest nonsense from Rep. Rashida Tlaib. It all started when the Michigan Democrat tweeted at the DPD: “You should probab… Read full article: What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about pol...→

Report: Google Targeted Homeless People with 'Darker Skin Tones' for Facial Recognition Software | Breitbart

Report: Google Targeted Homeless People with 'Darker Skin Tones' for Facial Recognition Software | Breitbart

A recent report alleges that Google targeted homeless people with "darker skin tones" to capture their biometric data to improve the tech giant's facial unlock system. Read full article: Report: Google Targeted Homeless People ...→

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Police Nab Man Suspected Of Attacking Elderly Man

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Police Nab Man Suspected Of Attacking Elderly Man

The man suspected of attacking an elderly man in south Minneapolis got away at first, but surveillance -- and a critical piece of technology -- helped authorities track him down. Read full article: Facial Recognition Technology Helps Poli...→

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition

ICE, FBI accused of failing to provide information about their use of the technology in lawsuits by the ACLU and a Washington-based advocacy group. Read full article: Feds sued over lack of transparency abou...→

Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Since 2001, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has operated one of the largest facial recognition databases in America. Numerous police departments statewide have opted into accessing the information. However, it doesn't seem to work that well: In 2016, studies warned that the database could produce false positives, was "ripe for misuse and abuse," and operated with little to no... Read full article: Miami-Dade Cops Want Permanent Access to...→

Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigation into Dan Gilbert's tax breaks

Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigation into Dan Gilbert's tax breaks

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is calling for an investigation into tax breaks given to Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert. Read full article: Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for investigati...→

Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing views of America

Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing views of America

Two American women of color. Two diametrically opposed views about America. This clash of worldviews helps us to understand that what is going on in our nation is not a legitimate impeachment proce… Read full article: Nikki Haley, Rashida Tlaib have opposing...→

Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate whether political donations from Dan Gilbert influenced tax break

Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate whether political donations from Dan Gilbert influenced tax break

Rep. Rashida Tlaib joined calls for an investigation into whether political donations from billionaire Dan Gilbert influenced the designation of "opportunity zone" tax breaks in... Read full article: Rashida Tlaib joins calls to investigate...→

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech

Venue operators have talked about using the technology at gateways to secure entry for select groups or to offer perks for repeat customers. Privacy advocates worry that such uses might also pave the way for greater intrusions, such as scanning... Read full article: Concert promoters turn away from facial ...→

Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sanders touring Detroit with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sanders touring Detroit with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib was overcome with emotion. For years, the progressive Democrat had talked about underserved neighborhoods struggling with poverty, environmental contamination, failing schools... Read full article: Heart-wrenching video shows Bernie Sande...→

Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Requirement to View Internet Porn | Breitbart

Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Requirement to View Internet Porn | Breitbart

The Australian government is reportedly proposing the use of facial recognition technology to verify the age of those who seek to watch pornography online. Read full article: Australia Proposes Facial Recognition Re...→

Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech | WTOP

BOSTON (AP) — Major concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festival-goers with facial recognition technology — at least for the time being. Live-entertainment giants AEG… Read full article: Concert promoters turn away from facial ...→

Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial Recognition Tech

Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial Recognition Tech

Concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festivalgoers with facial recognition technology, after musicians and others gave it some serious side-eye. Although it remains entirely... Read full article: Concert Promoters Turn Away From Facial ...→

Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products, Calls For More Research

Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products, Calls For More Research

Nassau County legislature has postponed a vote to ban on flavored vaping products which was expected on Monday. Read full article: Nassau County Postpones Vote To Ban Flav...→

Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for president at Detroit rally

Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for president at Detroit rally

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., became the latest of her fellow “Squad” members to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president, joining him at a Detroit rally. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib backs Sanders for presiden...→

Rashida Tlaib Joins Ocasio-Cortez, Omar In Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a rally in Detroit on Sunday night. She joins Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Minnesota Rep. Ihan Omar in backing the Vermont independent. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib Joins Ocasio-Cortez, Omar ...→

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida Tlaib U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will join presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Detroit on Sunday. Tlaib is expected to announce her endorsement of Sanders as he tries to gain momentum in a primary race that has so far been dominated by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden. Two other members of the progressive “squad” — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar — have already endorsed Sanders. Ocasio-Cortez formally endorsed Sanders at a rally in New York on Saturday. Sanders shocked many political observers when he defeated Hillary Clinton during Michigan’s primary election in 2016. The rally begins at 5 p.m. at Cass Technical High School. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. Visit Sanders’ campaign site to RSVP. Read full article: Bernie Sanders rally with Rep. Rashida T...→

Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at Detroit rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders

Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at Detroit rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders

Rock star and former White Stripes frontman Jack White will join U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.... Read full article: Jack White joining Rep. Rashida Tlaib at...→

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Lost Pets

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Lost Pets

The City of Plano is now using Finding Rover, a facial recognition technology that helps identify lost pets. Read full article: Plano Using Facial Recognition Technolog...→

Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a

Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a "mistake" and backs the breakup of Big Tech

The Democratic presidential candidate said the breakup of big tech companies is "a remedy that should be on the table" Read full article: Buttigieg calls Facebook's ad policy a "...→

Facial-recognition software may be able to identify people based on brain scans

Facial-recognition software may be able to identify people based on brain scans

Commercially available facial recognition technology was able to correctly identify people 83% of the time using medical MRI imagery and photographs of their face. Read full article: Facial-recognition software may be able ...→

Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Unlawful Under New Law

Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Unlawful Under New Law

During the course of the past three years, law enforcement agencies have relied on facial recognition scans as an investigative tool. Officers in the field can use a tablet or smartphone to take a photo of... Read full article: Critics Say Law Enforcement Use of Facia...→

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost Pets

Plano Using Facial Recognition Technology To Help Find Lost Pets

The City of Plano is using new facial recognition technology to help find lost pets and locate forever homes for animals up for adoption. Read full article: Plano Using Facial Recognition Technolog...→

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie Sanders in Detroit on Sunday

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie Sanders in Detroit on Sunday

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will join presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Detroit on Sunday. “At the rally, Sanders and Tlaib will... Read full article: Rep. Rashida Tlaib to rally with Bernie ...→

Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at Detroit Rally, Signaling Formal Endorsement

Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at Detroit Rally, Signaling Formal Endorsement

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is slated to join Sen. Bernie Sanders at a Detroit rally, signaling a formal endorsement from the far-left "Squad" member. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib to Join Bernie Sanders at ...→

Theme park of the future: Facial recognition replacing tickets at new Universal Studios in China

Theme park of the future: Facial recognition replacing tickets at new Universal Studios in China

The new Universal Studios theme park under construction in China will use facial recognition for admissions, payments and queueing. Read full article: Theme park of the future: Facial recogni...→

Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for Tour of Michigan District

Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for Tour of Michigan District

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will join Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for a tour of the Michigan lawmaker's district, he announced on Wednesday. Read full article: Bernie Sanders to Join Rashida Tlaib for...→

Berkeley bans facial recognition

Berkeley bans facial recognition

It’s the fourth U.S. city — and the third in the Bay Area after S.F. and Oakland — to prohibit public agencies’ use of the technology. Read full article: Berkeley bans facial recognition...→

Chinese facial recognition tech installed in nations vulnerable to abuse

Chinese facial recognition tech installed in nations vulnerable to abuse

Some Serbians fear 1,000 Huawei cameras installed in Belgrade could help their government curtail freedoms, leading to a 'big brother society' Read full article: Chinese facial recognition tech installe...→

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly endorse Bernie Sanders for president

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly endorse Bernie Sanders for president

"I believe Bernie Sanders is the best candidate to take on Donald Trump in 2020," Omar said in a statement late on Tuesday evening. Read full article: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and...→

Racial bias in facial recognition technology the focus of bill introduced by Rep. Lawrence

Racial bias in facial recognition technology the focus of bill introduced by Rep. Lawrence

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence plans to introduce legislation to require a deeper examination of the racial biases found in facial recognition technology. As more law... Read full article: Racial bias in facial recognition techno...→

Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of Detroit Forum

Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of Detroit Forum

A Detroit city council member is hosting a community forum Thursday on the use of facial-recognition technology by police. Read full article: Facial Recognition Technology Focus Of D...→

Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon marketing facial recognition to Ring doorbell police partners

Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon marketing facial recognition to Ring doorbell police partners

Dozens of Florida police departments have partnered with Amazon’s Ring video doorbell to create a massive surveillance network promoted as a way to keep residents safe, but the I-Team uncovered how tax dollars are used to market the private company’s products. Read full article: Privacy advocates concerned about Amazon...→

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas

President Trump in a tweet on Sunday called Rep. Rashida Tlaib “despicable” after she revealed that House Democrats have considered jailing members of the administration who defy subpoe… Read full article: Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for sugge...→

Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory sentences, ban facial recognition software on police body cameras

Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory sentences, ban facial recognition software on police body cameras

California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on bod… Read full article: Gov Newsom signs bills to ease mandatory...→

California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Facial Recognition on Body Cameras

California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Facial Recognition on Body Cameras

California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras... Read full article: California Eases Mandatory Sentences, Re...→

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding

A biometric self-boarding gate has officially been launched at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1, officials said Tuesday. Lufthansa has deployed the paperless, high-tech boarding p… Read full article: JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial...→

Facial recognition technology in Russia is the subject of a lawsuit filed by a women's rights activist in Moscow

Facial recognition technology in Russia is the subject of a lawsuit filed by a women's rights activist in Moscow

A Russian women's rights activist wants a federal ban of facial recognition technology in Moscow following political protests in the city. Read full article: Facial recognition technology in Russia ...→

In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, City Council Bill Would Require Landlords To Provide Physical Keys

In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, City Council Bill Would Require Landlords To Provide Physical Keys

Landlords have sought to justify the use of surveillance technology for reasons ranging from security to illegal subletting. Read full article: In Attempt To Limit Facial Recognition, ...→

Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as Not Racist

Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as Not Racist

Outspoken freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., fired back at critics following her controversial remarks about race and policing. Read full article: Rashida Tlaib Defends Police Comments as...→

What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about policing

What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about policing

Kudos to Detroit Police Chief James Craig for pushing back hard against the latest nonsense from Rep. Rashida Tlaib. It all started when the Michigan Democrat tweeted at the DPD: “You should probab… Read full article: What Rashida Tlaib doesn’t get about pol...→

Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertising: How Is It Changing?

Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertising: How Is It Changing?

The marketing director at Media Bridge Minneapolis, Giselle Ugarte, explains facial recognition and its role in today's shopping habits with Mary McGuire. Read full article: Facial Recognition And Targeted Advertis...→

Report: Google Targeted Homeless People with 'Darker Skin Tones' for Facial Recognition Software | Breitbart

Report: Google Targeted Homeless People with 'Darker Skin Tones' for Facial Recognition Software | Breitbart

A recent report alleges that Google targeted homeless people with "darker skin tones" to capture their biometric data to improve the tech giant's facial unlock system. Read full article: Report: Google Targeted Homeless People ...→

Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Google's Facial Recognition Project

Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Google's Facial Recognition Project

Google funded a facial recognition project that reportedly used questionable tactics while targeting people of color, the Daily News is reporting. Read full article: Questions Raised on Tactics Used in Goog...→