Category: Votes

New York legislature votes to halt facial recognition tech in schools for two years
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New York legislature votes to halt facial recognition tech in schools for two years

The state of New York voted this week to pause any implementation of facial recognition technology in schools for two years. The moratorium, approved by the New York Assembly and Senate Wednesday, comes after an upstate school district adopted the technology earlier this year, prompting a lawsuit in June from the New York Civil Liberties…

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FTC votes to review influencer marketing rules & penalties
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FTC votes to review influencer marketing rules & penalties

Undisclosed influencer marketing posts on social media should trigger financial penalties, according to a statement released today by the Federal Trade Commission’s Rohit Chopra. The FTC has voted 5-0 to approve a Federal Register notice calling for public comments on questions related to whether The Endorsement Guides for advertising need to be updated. “When companies…

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Senate Votes Down Extra Impeachment Witnesses, Closer to Acquittal
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Senate Votes Down Extra Impeachment Witnesses, Closer to Acquittal

The Senate on Friday voted down a motion to allow for additional witnesses to testify as part of the upper chamber’s impeachment trial, all but ensuring a quick acquittal of President Donald Trump. The 51 to 49 vote thwarted Democrats’ ongoing effort to hear from current and former Trump administration officials such as acting White…

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Britain Votes: Breitbart London Election Night 2019 Live Wire
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Britain Votes: Breitbart London Election Night 2019 Live Wire

Polling stations have now closed on the United Kingdom’s 2019 snap election, the fifth national vote in Britain since 2014, and results are expected to roll in until early Friday morning. While the first results may come in as quickly as an hour after the polls closed at 2200GMT, some of the most rural and…

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