Government Surveillance

CFA and Others Urge PCLOB to Assess Use of Facial Recognition in Public Spaces

Citing concerns about law enforcement use of facial recognition to surveil people who are not accused of any crimes and studies showing the bias inherent in this technology, Consumer Federation of America joined other consumer, privacy and civil liberties groups in urging the independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to assess the use of facial recognition in public spaces.