Man sues police over a facial recognition-related wrongful arrest

A New Jersey man is suing the town of Woodbridge and its police department after he was falsely arrested following an incorrect facial recognition match. Nijeer Parks…

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Civil rights groups demand CBP stops facial recognition expansion at airports

The American Civil Liberties Union, Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than a dozen other civil rights groups have objected to Customs and Border Protection’s plan to expand…

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Facial recognition linked to a second wrongful arrest by Detroit police

A false facial recognition match has led to the arrest of another innocent person. According to the Detroit Free Press, police in the city arrested a man…

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Boston bans police and city use of facial recognition software

Boston has become the second-largest city in the US to bar police and other local agencies from using facial recognition software (via WBUR). The city’s 13-member council…

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Riot Games will donate $1 million to support racial equality

Riot Games President Dylan Jadeja has published a letter revealing how the company intends to help combat racism and injustice. In it, Jadeja has announced that the…

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