New Advocacy Campaign Calls for Banning Facial Recognition on College Campuses.
JANUARY 22, 2020
A satirical student newspaper recently wrote that Stanford University installed facial recognition cameras in the front of some lecture halls to take attendance and analyze the expressions on students’ faces. Indeed, last week saw the launch of “ Ban Facial Recognition on Campus ,” a nationwide campaign from the nonprofit advocacy organizations Fight for the Future and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Yet proof that these applications are effective is hard to come by.