In 2020, Massachusetts lawmakers passed strong face surveillance legislation, but Governor Baker blocked these commonsense limits on a dangerous and racially biased technology. The compromise law he signed does not address the dangers that face surveillance poses to our most cherished freedoms.

We're calling on lawmakers once again to support the stronger legislation they enacted in 2020, which would prevent government agencies from using face surveillance to track people, prohibit the use of face surveillance in schools, require police to seek a warrant before using image matching technology to investigate serious crimes, and let defendants know when the technology has been used to implicate them in criminal investigations.

Make sure lawmakers know that we can't have racial justice without reining in racist, dystopian surveillance!

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As your constituent, I urge you to support "An Act to regulate face surveillance" (HD3228, filed by Reps. Dave Rogers and Orlando Ramos; SD 2134, filed by Sen. Cynthia Creem).

This bill would strengthen safeguards surrounding government use of face surveillance-a dangerous, racially biased, and largely unregulated technology that threatens our civil rights and civil liberties.

The legislature accomplished some great things in 2020, even in the midst of a crisis, but face surveillance remains unfinished business. I urge you to support strong regulations to get the job done.


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