New York State schools are calling it quits with facial recognition software.
“New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that will pause the use of facial recognition technology at K-12 schools in the state for two year,” reports Breitbart News.
Cuomo issued a statement:
This legislation requires state education policymakers to take a step back, consult with experts and address privacy issues before determining whether any kind of biometric identifying technology can be brought into New York’s schools. The safety and security of our children is vital to every parent, and whether to use this technology is not a decision to be made lightly.
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