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SA Police could use Adelaide city facial recognition technology, despite being asked not to
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SA Police could use Adelaide city facial recognition technology, despite being asked not to

South Australia Police has indicated it will use the facial recognition capability of new security cameras being installed in Adelaide, despite being asked not to by the Adelaide City Council.Key points:For some demographics, facial recognition makes incorrect identifications more than four out of five timesThe Premier says he wants to see frameworks that ensure use of the technology won't infringe on the general public's privacyAdelaide City Council will vote at the end of the month on whether to upgrade the camerasThe council is about to begin a federally-funded, $3 million upgrade of the city's ageing cameras, installing new, 360-degree units that will allow the use of facial and number-plate recognition software, matching faces to databases provided by the government or private compani...
Lawmakers to debate limiting the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado | Legislature
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Lawmakers to debate limiting the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado | Legislature

Lawmakers will soon debate on how much to limit the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado after the state House and Senate passed competing regulations on Friday.As drafted, Senate Bill 113 would establish several regulations for the use of facial recognition by government and law enforcement agencies, as well as prohibit the technology in schools until 2025. The state Senate approved the bill as is, but the state House voted to roll back the limitations. The two chambers will duke out the differences in the coming days.Sen. Chris Hansen, the sponsor of the original bill, said he is seeking to limit the use of facial recognition technology because o...