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Worries about technology include dangers of innocent people being misidentified as wrongdoers and that systems infringing on privacy.(HT File photo/representative image)

San Francisco become first US city to ban facial recognition use by police, paves way for more

By Agence France-Presse | San Francisco
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 12:25 PM IST
Eight of nine members of San Francisco’s supervisors board endorsed the legislation, thus making it the first US city to ban use of facial recognition technology by any government agencies.
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