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An employee at a cafe, which uses a unified biometric facial recognition system for payments, in Moscow, Russia, 25 March 2020, Gavriil GrigorovTASS via Getty Images

Instead of a prohibition on private use, EFF supports strict laws to ensure that each of us is empowered to choose if and by whom our faceprints may be collected.

Executive Director of PEN America Los Angeles Michelle Franke, CEO of PEN America Suzanne Nossel, Ai Weiwei and Jennifer Egan arrive at the PEN America 2018 LitFest Gala, Beverly Hills, California, 2 November 2018, Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

This episode of the PEN Pod segment “Tough Questions” addresses the activism we’ve all had to take up over the past four years, the priority issues the Biden-Harris administration should aim to resolve, and the importance of looking back at the Trump era in order to resolve the trauma we experienced from it.

Supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump fly a flag with a symbol from the group QAnon as they gather outside the U.S. Capitol on the day of the riot, Washington, DC., 6 January 2021, Win McNamee/Getty Images

Even with Trump now out of the White House – and banned from Twitter – animosity toward the press among some Trump supporters and far-right extremist groups is unlikely to diminish, reporters and researchers of extremism told CPJ.