The technology has been proven to discriminate against Black people, and has already been banned in 20 US cities and the state of Vermont.
The massive camera network is concentrated in predominantly Black and brown neighborhoods, according to a new crowdsourced report.
Pockets of cities and states around the United States have banned police use of facial recognition, but progress is slow.
Here's where all the candidates stand on the controversial technology, which is known to falsely identify and discriminate against people of color.
As schools reopen with billions in federal aid, surveillance vendors are hawking expensive tools like license plate readers and facial recognition.
The sweeping bill has support from both Democrats and Republicans, and will address multiple forms of surveillance.
A student researcher has reverse-engineered the controversial exam software—and discovered a tool infamous for failing to recognize non-white faces.
The new documentary is an essential introduction to algorithmic bias—and the systems that gave rise to it.
A grassroots coalition of Black youth, sex workers, and community advocates stood against the surveillance state—and won.
Researchers have built the first facial recognition database for thermal night vision images. But the technology itself is already prone to misuse.
Groups like the ACLU are pushing a program to rein in surveillance tech. But all it does is expand and strengthen the police's surveillance powers.