San Francisco votes no to facial-recognition tech for cops, govt – while its denizens create it First major US city to restrict, scrutinize future Big Brother technology By Kieren McCarthy in San Francisco 14 May 2019 at 22:2420  SHARE ▼ San Francisco has become the first major city in America, if not the world, to effectively ban facial recognition technology and other forms of state surveillance. In an 8-1 vote on Tuesday, the city’s Board of Supervisors passed […]