Lawmakers Re-Introduce Bill That Would Ban Facial-Recognition Technology

The bill, which only has Democratic support, would bar federal agencies from using the technology without approval from Congress

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday reintroduced a bill that would ban federal agencies from using biometric technology—including facial recognition systems—and withhold funding for state and local law enforcement agencies that use such technology.

香蕉视频苹果下载The bill, dubbed the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act, was first introduced by Sens. Edward Markey (D., Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (D., Ore.) last year, but it stalled in a then-Republican-controlled Senate.

The...