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San Francisco has become the city in the USA to ban facial recognition . The city has said police and other public cannot use the software. San Francisco uses surveillance cameras for reading car number and police officers wear body cameras. There is facial recognition at . Many officials wanted to introduce facial recognition in the city to increase . They said facial recognition technology would make it cheaper and for police to find crime suspects and identify people. An expert on information technology said: "A ban on facial recognition will make [San Francisco] frozen in with outdated technology."

There are many of the technology, which is being used in other parts of the world. San Francisco official Aaron Peskin called facial recognition a "Big Brother" . Big Brother is a in the book "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell. The Big Brother is now used to describe by governments or authorities to increase surveillance and "spy" on . Mr Peskin said: "We can have security without being a security . We can have good without being a police state." He added that: "Part of that is building trust with the community based on good information, not on Big Brother technology."

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