The epicenter of the tech industry just said no to technology. From the SF Chronicle: “San Francisco became the first city in the country to ban city use of facial recognition surveillance technology … a groundbreaking move that privacy advocates applaud, but others say may go too far.” (It’s hard to capture our faces using publicly mounted cameras, anyway. We’re always looking down at our phones.)

+ “Supporters of facial recognition technology say that it has the capability to help police departments more efficiently identify and arrest criminal suspects, but critics point to examples of misuses that they say prove it can do more harm than good.” Vox: San Francisco’s facial recognition technology ban, explained.