Facial recognition, State Supreme Court hears challenge to electoral maps

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The State Supreme Court heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s current electoral maps. We hear what stood out in the questions from the justices. We also find out how our faces are being used as a digital commodity.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Kashmir Hill Guest
  • Shawn Johnson Guest