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San Francisco Ordinance Would Take on the Surveillance State and Ban Facial Recognition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2019) – An ordinance introduced in the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would set the stage to limit the acquisition and use of spy gear by law enforcement and other city agencies and ban the use of facial recognition technology in the city.  Continue reading San Francisco Ordinance Would Take on the Surveillance State and Ban Facial Recognition

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San Francisco P.D. Severs Partnership with Feds Over Lax Surveillance Guidelines

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (May, 1, 2017) – In February, the San Francisco Police Department suspended its participation with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), a local/federal partnership that engages in broad-based surveillance in the name of national security.

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