Second U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Technology That Could Exacerbate Racial Inequality

Somerville, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, recently banned the use of facial recognition technology by the city’s government and police force. The ban makes Somerville the second U.S. city to restrict facial recognition technology from city government, reports Smart Cities Dive. 

Earlier this year, San Francisco became the first city to ban the technology.

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