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Portland City Council Bans Use of Facial Recognition Technology

On September 9, 2020, the Portland, Oregon City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city government, including the police department, following similar actions by the cities of Boston and San Francisco. According to one Council member, “[T]his technology just continues to exacerbate the over-criminalization of Black and brown … Continue Reading

OPM data breach update–$133 million contract awarded to vendor

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Defense Department announced this week that a Portland, Oregon based vendor has been selected to assist with breach notification and credit assistance for the almost 22 million individuals affected by the OPM data breaches. The cost? $133 million. Although the services that will be provided to the … Continue Reading
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