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Senators unveil facial recognition bill to stop firms from tracking you

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Mar 14, 2019 6:11 PM 1+ mon ago

Senators unveil facial recognition bill to stop firms from tracking you     - CNET

If passed, this would be the first federal law protecting your privacy from businesses that use facial recognition.

Facial recognition is everywhere, but there aren't any laws that limit what businesses can do with that data. At least not yet.

On Thursday, two US senators introduced proposed legislation called the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act, which would prevent businesses from collecting facial recognition data on customers without their knowledge or using it without their consent.

That would mean businesses couldn't use facial recognition to identify and track customers that walk into their stores unless the customers have given permission.

Facial recognition is powerful technology that lets businesses and government agencies identify people based on an image alone. It's primarily used by police, but businesses are increasingly adopting the technology.

It's being used at airports, concert halls and venues like Madison ...

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