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In your face! US Senate mulls bipartisan federal law on police facial recognition use

Drew Scriver Bronze badge

The bill seems to be limited to "federal law enforcement". I wonder where "homeland security" fits into this.

On a related note, Amazon has been partnering with local police departments in conjunction with their Ring doorbell spyware. No facial recognition yet, but Amazon apparently did file a patent for it.

Ring makes CCTV in the UK seem almost innocuous. Imagine what Ring-cameras can capture in densely populated neighborhoods - all uploaded to the Great Amazon Cloud.

I'm glad we were able to move to a wooded rural area where we can't even see the neighbors.

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