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IBM Quits Facial Recognition, Joins Call for Police Reforms

IBM is getting out of the facial recognition business, saying…

In Florida, A Haze Builds Around Pot Law Enforcement as Technology Catches Up to Policy

Zachary Miller was napping in the car as he rode west through…

Yogurt Shop Controversy: Privacy vs. Science

Thirty years after the high-profile murders of four teenage…

How the Police Use Facial Recognition, and Where It Falls Short

After a high-speed chase north of Orlando, Fla., sheriff’s…

13 States Have Never Exonerated a Prisoner Based on DNA Evidence. Here’s Why.

Hundreds of state prisoners have successfully used DNA evidence…

A DNA Firm That Caters to Police Just Bought a Genealogy Site

Just two years ago, GEDmatch was still an obscure genealogy website,…

ICE, FBI Among Federal Agencies Searching Florida Driver’s Licenses for Facial Recognition, Records Show

Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the FBI are among…

Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer Rejects Facial Recognition Software

The largest manufacturer of police body cameras is rejecting…

The Genealogy Site That Helped Catch the Golden State Killer is Grappling with Privacy

Since April 2018, when police announced they had apprehended…