Europe is once again establishing itself as a leader in privacy protection, preparing to ban the use of facial recognition by law enforcement.
A proposed piece of legislation would tackle surveillance and the warrantless purchase of individual location data.
Portland has instituted a sweeping ban on facial recognition, the broadest such ban in the US.
The UK and Australia have announced a joint investigation into Clearview AI—to cheers of privacy advocates the world over.
Senators Ed Markey and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation that would ban federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition.
The ACLU has filed a lawsuit in Illinois against facial recognition firm Clearview AI.
Clearview AI has promised it will end all contracts with private companies in the face of public backlash and lawsuits.