The Fight Against Face Scanning Surveillance

Mar 8, 2019

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

Imagine the government tracking people with street light and officer-worn body cameras and using that information to identify protesters, target immigrants, or track people going about their daily private lives. Face scanning surveillance technology may make this world of authoritarian control possible, and advocates are sounding the alarm. In the wake of the ACLU’s bombshell report detailing how Amazon has helped U.S. police deploy this powerful technology, join ACLU attorneys to discuss the risks of face scanning surveillance, the civil rights community’s fight against it, and the tech industry’s responsibility to act.



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Matt Cagle

ACLU of Northern California

Kade Crockford

ACLU of Massachusetts

Rashida Richardson

AI Now Institute

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Beginner