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10 Jun 2019, 12:20 pm by Karen Gullo
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors and other Bay Area communities have decided that police should be stopped from using the technology on the public.The utilization of face recognition technology in connection with police body cameras would force Californians to decide between actively avoiding interaction and cooperation with law enforcement, or having their images collected, analyzed, and stored as perpetual candidates for suspicion, Sheard will tell lawmakers.WHAT:Hearing before the… [read post]
16 Oct 2019, 1:46 pm by Matthew Guariglia
As EFF’s Associate Director of Community Organizing Nathan Sheard told the California Assembly, using face recognition technology “in connection with police body cameras would force Californians to decide between actively avoiding interaction and cooperation with law enforcement, or having their images collected, analyzed, and stored as perpetual candidates for suspicion. [read post]
9 Oct 2019, 12:27 pm by Matthew Guariglia
As EFF’s Associate Director of Community Organizing Nathan Sheard told the California Assembly, using face recognition technology “in connection with police body cameras would force Californians to decide between actively avoiding interaction and cooperation with law enforcement, or having their images collected, analyzed, and stored as perpetual candidates for suspicion. [read post]
15 May 2018, 2:19 pm by Joe Mullin
“All too often, government officials unilaterally decide to adopt powerful new military and surveillance technologies that invade our privacy, chill our free speech, and unfairly burden communities of color,” explained Nathan Sheard, EFF Grassroots Organizer, in our letter [PDF] supporting the bill. [read post]
11 Sep 2019, 4:48 pm by Hayley Tsukayama
As EFF activist Nathan Sheard told the California Assembly in May, using face recognition technology “in connection with police body cameras would force Californians to decide between actively avoiding interaction and cooperation with law enforcement, or having their images collected, analyzed, and stored as perpetual candidates for suspicion. [read post]
30 Sep 2019, 1:16 pm by Hayley Tsukayama
As EFF activist Nathan Sheard told the California Assembly, using face recognition technology “in connection with police body cameras would force Californians to decide between actively avoiding interaction and cooperation with law enforcement, or having their images collected, analyzed, and stored as perpetual candidates for suspicion. [read post]
26 Jun 2019, 5:00 pm by Hayley Tsukayama
As EFF activist Nathan Sheard told the California Assembly last month, using face recognition technology “in connection with police body cameras would force Californians to decide between actively avoiding interaction and cooperation with law enforcement, or having their images collected, analyzed, and stored as perpetual candidates for suspicion. [read post]
11 Dec 2019, 4:27 pm by Dave Maass
 EFF organizer Nathan Sheard testified in favor of the bill back in June, noting that "face surveillance will exacerbate historical biases born of and contributing to unfair police practices in Black and Latinx neighborhoods. [read post]
24 Jun 2020, 3:36 pm by Matthew Guariglia
The Boston ordinance [PDF] declares:  Whereas, Governments around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with an unprecedented use of surveillance tools, including face surveillance technology, despite public health and privacy experts agreeing that public trust is essential to an effective response to the pandemic; and  Whereas, Facial surveillance technology has been proven to be less accurate for African American and AAPI faces, and racial bias in facial surveillance has the… [read post]
31 Jul 2019, 5:09 pm by Lindsay Oliver
BSidesLV 2019: Ask the EFFAugust 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 6:55pmLocation: Underground Track “Ask the EFF” will be a panel presentation and question-and-answer session, featuring Kurt Opsahl, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel; Eva Galperin, Director of Cyber Security; Nathan ‘nash’ Sheard, Grassroots Advocacy Organizer and India McKinney, Legislative Analyst. [read post]
30 Mar 2020, 1:09 pm by Nathan Sheard
Nathan "nash" Sheard: What does free speech mean to you? [read post]
20 Oct 2020, 10:30 am by Jason Kelley
  Following this stunning video, EFF’s Director of Community Organizing, Nathan Sheard, introduced the final award winners—Joy Buolamwini, Dr. [read post]