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Orlando Says It Won’t Continue Testing Amazon’s Controversial Face-Scanning Technology Rekognition

After more than a year of testing Amazon’s high-tech…

Watchdog Says FBI Has Access to About 640M Photographs

A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million…

San Francisco Just Banned Facial-Recognition Technology

San Francisco, long one of the most tech-friendly and tech-savvy…

Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police

The tech giant records people’s locations worldwide. Now, investigators…

Amazon Facial-Identification Software Used by Police Falls Short on Tests for Accuracy and Bias, New Research Finds

Facial-recognition software developed by Amazon and marketed…

The Dangerous Junk Science of Vocal Risk Assessment

IS IT POSSIBLE to tell whether someone is a criminal just from…

2018 NACDL Conference: Combatting the Surveillance State

This FREE Training event, co-sponsored by NACDL and the…

ACLU Questions Trade Secrets Protecting DNA Testing Algorithms

DNA testing can be flawed, often in complex ways. However, courts…

Miami Cops Plan to Use New 90-Minute DNA Tests, Alarming Civil Liberty Groups

Traditionally, police need two to three months to collect, process,…