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30+ Rights Groups Launch Campaign Demanding Law Enforcement Ban on 'Authoritarian and Invasive' Facial Recognition Technology
"We need to ban this technology outright, treat it like biological or nuclear weapons, and prevent it from proliferating before it's too late."
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With Open Internet Under Assault, 2020 Democrats Urged to Sign Pledge to Reject Telecom Cash and Restore Net Neutrality
"If net neutrality is not restored, the public will lose the ability to access sites, run small businesses, and tell the stories too often ignored by the mainstream media."
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Praising Sanders for His Call to Ban Law Enforcement Using Facial Recognition Tools, Digital Rights Group Urges All Presidential Hopefuls to Follow Suit
"Every single 2020 candidate should be calling for a ban on this invasive, biased, and dangerous technology."
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Rights Group Warns Against Amazon Marketing to Law Enforcement 'Dangerous and Invasive' Facial Recognition System It Claims Can Detect People's Fear
"The dystopian surveillance state of our nightmares is being built in plain sight."
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"It's hard to put into words how mind bogglingly absurd this executive order is," said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future, following a leaked White House draft of what her group has dubbed the 'Censor the Internet' order. (Photo: alexskopje/iStock/Getty Images) News
Leaked Draft of Trump Executive Order to 'Censor the Internet' Denounced as Dangerous, Unconstitutional Edict
"In practice, this executive order would mean that whichever political party is in power could dictate what speech is allowed on the Internet."
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Fueling Calls for Ban, Even a Security Industry Group Thinks Police Partnerships With Amazon Ring Are Dangerous
"When an industry association that represents security and surveillance camera companies thinks that your practices are too invasive and lack transparency, that really says something."
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'A Dystopian Surveillance State Being Built in Plain Sight': Pentagon Tests Radar-Equipped Balloons to Spy on Vehicles Across Midwest
"These programs are not about stopping violence, they're about social control."
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To Keep Public Housing From Becoming 'Panopticon of Automated Face Scanning,' Democrats Push Facial Recognition Ban
"Surveillance of poor communities isn't about safety, it's about social control."
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'Good News!': With Unanimous Vote, Oakland Joins Growing List of Cities to Ban Facial Recognition Technology
The move comes as the Berkeley City Council considers a similar policy
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'We Need to Ban It Entirely': Beyond Regulation, New US Campaign Calls for Moratorium on Facial Recognition Surveillance
"Imagine if we could go back in time and prevent governments around the world from ever building nuclear or biological weapons. That's the moment in history we're in right now with facial recognition."
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