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Portland Just Passed The U.S.’s Broadest Ban On Facial Recognition

Portland Just Passed The U.S.’s Broadest Ban On Facial Recognition

Portland, Oregon might be best known as the home of bohemian stereotypes a- plenty and some of the wildest doughnuts you can find in the state. Now it’s also earned the reputation for ambitious privacy legislation after passing the country’s broadest ban on facial recognition technology to date.

Delivery Ghouls Pissed After Portland Limits Restaurant Fee Gouging

Delivery Ghouls Pissed After Portland Limits Restaurant Fee Gouging

Market-dominating delivery services like Grubhub and DoorDash are seeing unprecedented demand amid covid-19 stay-at-home orders. But these apps presented a threat to the livelihoods of local businesses even prior to the pandemic, and now, cities are stepping in to curb the exorbitant delivery fees these apps have levied on restaurants…

Why One Portland Comic Con Has Banned All Nazi Costumes

Why One Portland Comic Con Has Banned All Nazi Costumes

Rose City Comic Con in Portland, Oregon has banned all cosplay that features Nazi symbols or designs, including old-school Hydra and Red Skull costumes. This comes after several groups in Nazi-esque gear were spotted at the con, in what Rose City Comic Con’s founder has indicated is a growing trend.