This article covers an interactive map where you can know the places where Facial Recognition Surveillance is happening in the US. Facial Recognition Surveillance is one of the most debatable topics these days. It has some decent advantages but nothing comes without shortcomings. Where it is a good tool for the law authorities, it is also a big threat to user privacy.
Facial Recognition Surveillance is used at places where security is the priority such as Airports but it is also being tested in other government and academic sectors. If you follow the news, you might have heard of Amazon’s Rekognition platform, it’s artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition software which it pitches as a product to local police and law enforcement. There is a big controversy going on around this especially in media.
BanFacialRecognition.com provides an interactive map where it marks all the places where Facial Recognition Surveillance is happening or heading next in the US. This map gives you insight into the Facial Recognition Surveillance, where it’s currently active and where it is banned.
Map to Know Where Facial Recognition Surveillance is Happening in the US
BanFacialRecognition.com covers all the government, academic, law enforcement, and organizational places where facial recognition happened, happening, banned, and planned to happen in the future. It marks all those places on a political map of the US. You can interact with the map to know the details about each place.
The map has a legend menu on the bottom right corner where you can select the types of places to view on map. It covers local and state law enforcement banned places and places where Facial Recognition Surveillance is in use. You can check these options to view the respective places all over the US.
On the left side of the map, it lists the places with details about how Facial Recognition Surveillance is used or banned in respective places. You can select a place on the map and read about it. There are only three places in the entire US where the city council voted to ban the Facial Recognition Surveillance. Those cities are Oakland (CA), San Francisco (CA), and Somerville (MA).
Know where Facial Recognition Surveillance is happening in the US here.
This interactive map gives you insight into the state of Facial Recognition Surveillance all over the US. If you are against the use of Facial Recognition Surveillance in public places then this map provides links to join a local effort and sign a petition to ask authorities for a ban on Facial Recognition Surveillance in public places.