Like San Francisco, Chicago Should Ban Facial Recognition Technology

Photo taken from “CHICAGO’S VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS: A PERVASIVE AND UNREGULATED THREAT TO OUR PRIVACY” a report from the ACLU of Illinois

Facial recognition technology has been used by cities across the U.S., however, it is often for controversial purposes. A landlord for in Brooklyn had planned to replace the key fobs with facial recognition. Amazon was reported to have sold its facial recognition software to immigration officials. Police departments in both Chicago and Detroit have purchased real-time face…