Fight for the Future, the Boston-based nonprofit promoting causes related to copyright legislation, online privacy, and internet censorship, today announced that it will team up with advocacy group Students for Sensible Drug Policy to launch an effort to ban facial recognition from university campuses in the U.S. To kick start the grassroots movement, the organizations this morning launched a website and an organizing toolkit for student groups.

The push is a part of Fight for the Future’s broader campaign launched in July 2019, which calls on local, state, and federal lawmakers to prevent government and law enforcement use of facial recognition. While facial recognition isn’t widely deployed at U.S. colleges and universities, Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future, asserts that it is

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