Facial Recognition Tech: EFF Engaged in Battle Against “Expanding Proliferation of Surveillance”

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According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a proposed amendment to the Chicago municipal code would allow businesses to use facial recognition technology that could “invade biometric and location privacy, and violate a pioneering state privacy law adopted by Illinois a decade ago.”  

EFF goes on to say:

“At its core, facial recognition technology is an extraordinary menace to our digital liberties. Unchecked, the expanding proliferation of surveillance cameras, coupled with constant improvements in facial recognition technology, can create a surveillance infrastructure that the government and big companies can use to track everywhere we go in public places, including who we are with and


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