Under the bill, any law enforcement agency using facial recognition technology must stop, and they can only get approval to use it if they seek special permission from the legislature beginning July 1.

Some good news at least : )


could someone explain to me how banning facial recognition prevents using the technology?


Law enforcement is run on government contracts. If the government bans facial recognition technology in law enforcement then their conftracts won’t allow it and therefore the law enforcement agencies aren’t able to use it.

This isn’t a blanket ban on the technology, just a ban on law enforcement using it.

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