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New Orleans CIO Kim LaGrue and e.Republic Senior Vice President Phil Bertolini discuss standout themes and moments from 2022 GovTech events.
Weeks after New Orleans opened the door for police to use facial recognition, the city passed another ordinance aimed at creating new restrictions and reporting requirements on the controversial technology.
New Orleans City Council voted for a new local ordinance that will roll back, at least partially, a previous ban the city had enacted on various police surveillance methods, including facial recognition.
Jonathan Wisbey, the chief technology officer who was involved in several of New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s IT initiatives — including the use of surveillance technology and the smart cities program — has resigned.