Explainer Episode 6 – Regulating Biometric Access Technologies

With emerging debates around facial recognition technology, the issue of regulating biometric access technologies has become more prominent. San Francisco, notably, has banned government use of facial recognition, and states like Illinois and Texas have also begun more aggressive regulations on biometrics. The implications of these technologies for civil rights and the rules to limit their use are explored and explained in this podcast.

Ashley Baker

Director of Public Policy

Committee for Justice

Jennifer Huddleston

Technology Policy Research Fellow

Cato Institute

Cyber & Privacy

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