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California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras

Reuters Thursday, 12 September 2019
California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties.
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California lawmakers approved a three-year ban on using facial-recognition software with police body cameras. The bill now goes to Governor Gavin Newsom who has until October 13th to decide whether to sign it into law.

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