Portland could be the first city in the country to ban facial recognition in privately-owned places.
A noose was found hanging at a downtown Portland construction site last month by a female apprentice of color.
Portland’s city council still plans to vote on its facial recognition ban. Here’s what you need to know about the controversial technology and how it’s already being used.
In Washington state, similar rules were overturned when the ACLU raised civil liberties concerns.
From thermal body temperature scans to COVID-19 diagnostic testing, workers in the Amazon fulfillment center known to insiders as PDX9 are among those at the front lines of some of Amazon’s newest pandemic response efforts.
Despite participation by several families and children, the event also drew a contingent of alt-right groups and fringe militia members, a few strapped with semi-automatic weapons.
COVID-19 will force some Oregon initiative campaigns still actively pursuing the ballot to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars more than originally planned to get there.
A rushed process for launching a COVID-19 screening site leaves lots of data privacy and security questions unanswered.