Portland Oregon Considering Facial Recognition Technology Ban

Portland Oregon Considering Facial Recognition Technology Ban By Michael Maharrey Portland is the latest city to consider a ban on facial recognition technology. The movement to prohibit the use facial recognition at the state and local level could hinder the operation of a growing national facial recognition network. The Portland City Council was briefed on a proposal to ban facial recognition during a work session on Tuesday. The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is drafting the plan at the request of Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty. The law would reportedly prohibit…

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Portland, Oregon City Officials Try to Block 5G Installation Due to Health Risks

Portland, Oregon City Officials Try to Block 5G Installation Due to Health Risks By B.N. Frank The Telecom Industry has admitted there are no studies that show 5G wireless technology is safe.  Since 2017 200+ doctors and scientists have demanded a moratorium on installation due to research that proves it’s harmful.  Regardless, 5G promotion and installation has continued in the U.S. (See 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) despite all of that as well as increasing American opposition.  Portland, Oregon city officials are now trying to stop it from being installed…

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Oregon Bill Would Create Banking Alternative for Cannabis Industry, Bypass Federal Reserve

Oregon Bill Would Create Banking Alternative for Cannabis Industry, Bypass Federal Reserve By Michael Maharrey A bill filed in the Oregon House would establish limited state-chartered banks to serve the cannabis industry. Final passage of this legislation would remove a major federal roadblock in front of the developing industry in the state and further nullify federal prohibition in practice. Rep. Pam Marsh (D) and Rep. Ken Helm (D) introduced House Bill 3169 (HB3169) on Feb. 28. The legislation would create a self-contained, state chartered banking system for the cannabis industry in Oregon.…

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