Oakland, Calif., set to ban predictive policing, biometric surveillance tools

StateScoop: Oakland, California, will permanently ban all government use of predictive policing and biometric surveillance tools early next year, officials said.

Joe DeVries, the city’s chief privacy officer, told StateScoop Wednesday the decision was reached when the city’s privacy commission realized it hadn’t yet regulated the technologies.

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