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• The Orlando Police Department is testing real time facial recognition software. The trial started in December and involved volunteer officers and city cameras. After it wrapped up in June, the city later announced they’d continue testing the software to see if the technology could help enhance public safety. Now, civil liberties organizations are calling on the city to stop using the software. Deputy Chief Mark Canty of the OPD, Clare Garvey with Georgetown Law and Roger Rodriguez with Vigilant Solutions join us to discuss the implications of this technology and what may take place if it’s implemented.
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• Orlando International Airport will use facial recognition technology to process all of its international passengers. It’s the first US airport to use the technology for all departing and arriving international flights. Read More »