A fourth U.S. city is getting ready to ban local government from using facial recognition technology. The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is considering an order that will require the city council’s approval prior to the acquisition or deployment of certain surveillance tech. This includes facial recognition. Gizmodo reports. Councillors feel this helps bring the city closer to banning the use of the tech altogether. The news has got Redditors talking about the city’s plans, and many of them are happy to see these steps being taken. Cambridge would join San Francisco, Oakland, and Somerville in banning this specific type of surveillance tech.
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