Why did the Tech hub of San Francisco ban Facial Recognition?

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To put it simply… the fledgling technology is “Racist.” Not the best course of action for the tech hub city as the proponents of technology would argue, but San Francisco’s metropolis’ Board of Supervisors has banned the use of facial recognition by any of its 53 departments – in turn becoming the first city in the U.S to pass such a ban. The ban came despite the fact that none of the city agencies currently use this technology. Looking in retrospect, there must be some compelling reason to ban facial recognition technology in a place which calls itself as the…...

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Faisal Khan Faisal is based in Canada with a background in Finance/Economics & Computers. He has been actively trading FOREX for the past 11 years. Faisal is also an active Stocks trader with a passion for everything Crypto. His enthusiasm & interest in learning new technologies has turned him into an avid Crypto/Blockchain & Fintech enthusiast. Currently working for a Mobile platform called Tradelike as the Senior Technical Analyst. His interest for writing has stayed with him all his life ever since started the first Internet magazine of Pakistan in 1998. He blogs regularly on Financial markets, trading strategies & Cryptocurrencies. Loves to travel.

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