San Francisco Bans Company Use of Facial Recognition Tech

San Francisco’s ban on facial-recognition technology applies to city agencies but not businesses or individuals.Eric Risberg/AP ImagesThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition by city agencies, a first-of-its-kind measure that has inspired similar efforts elsewhere.Gregory Barber covers cryptocurrency, blockchain, and artificial intelligence for WIRED.San Francisco’s ban covers…