ACLU sues state labor department director for records on facial recognition technology

Updated at 1:18 p.m.

THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION of Rhode Island says it has settled a lawsuit filed in 2014 against Darlington Fabrics Corp. over its failure to hire a registered medical marijuana patient for a paid internship. The company has agreed to pay $3,500 in damages and will amend its drug use policy to consider applicants who are authorized medical marijuana cardholders.
PROVIDENCE - The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is taking the state labor department to court seeking access to records about facial recognition technology, the organization announced on Tuesday. The complaint filed against R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Matthew Weldon seeks to overturn the DLT’s denial of a records request made…

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  1. ACLU should stick to banning monkeys from greeting cards and let the DLT do its job.
    Don’t know why the ACLU is worried about facial recognition anyway. We’ll all be wearing masks for the rest of our lives if the Ds have their way.