Maine leads the way with nation’s ‘strongest’ facial recognition ban

June 30, 2021 by Ethics in Tech board member Brett Wilkins for Common Dreams Civil liberties advocates on Wednesday cheered as Maine enacted what that state’s ACLU chapter called “the country’s strongest statewide facial recognition law.” The new law—which sailed unanimously through both chambers of the state Legislature and was passed Read more…

New campaign to counter Amazon’s quest for world ‘dominated by total corporate surveillance’

Originally published by Ethics in Tech board member Brett Wilkins at Common Dreams To mark the one year anniversary of Amazon’s extended temporary moratorium on sales of its controversial Rekognition facial identification software to law enforcement agencies, over 20 advocacy groups and more than 10,000 supporters have launched Protest Amazon, a digital demonstration that’s Read more…

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