Support among EU lawmakers grows for total facial recognition ban

22/09/2022 | Politico

Support for a facial recognition ban is rising among EU Parliament members. The third largest group in the EU Parliament, Renew, joined the Greens and Socialists and Democrats in backing an initiative to ban technology that “scans crowds indiscriminately and in real-time.” Opponents of facial recognition claim that the technology enables authoritarian governments to persecute dissidents and minorities while also being prone to demonstrate bias against people of colour. 

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