Maloney dives headfirst into facial recognition

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the newly installed chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, signalled on Wednesday that Congress could soon introduce legislation to regulate the use of facial recognition technology.

“Our committee is committed to introducing and marking up common sense facial recognition legislation in the very near future,” Maloney said in her opening statement at the committee’s third hearing examining the technology’s applications in both the private sector and by government entities. 

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