The ‘Enemies List’ at Madison Square Garden
With little warning or regulation, companies are increasingly using facial recognition technology on their customers — as a security measure, they say.
But what happens when the systems are actually being used to punish the companies’ enemies?
Guest: Kashmir Hill, a technology reporter for The New York Times.
- Madison Square Garden Entertainment, the owner of the arena, has put lawyers who represent people suing it on an “exclusion list” to keep them out of concerts and sporting events.
- Some have undermined the company’s ban by using a law passed in 1941 to protect theater critics.
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