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San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is New, but the Controversies Aren’t

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ()
A look back at how facial recognition technology has stoked controversy over the years.
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San Francisco is mulling a ban on facial recognition software.

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