By: KDKA-TV News

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh City Council voted to restrict police usage of facial recognition technology.

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The bill requires police to request approval before using said technology.

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Councilman Corey O’Connor says the technology can cause more harm than good.

“These are things we are seeing — a trend across the country that the technology is not up to speed enough and people are getting arrested that should not be,” said O’Connor.

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O’Connor introduced the legislation earlier this month.