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Big Brother Watch takes UK police to court over use of public facial recognition as trials continue

Civil liberties group Big Brother Watch has filed a legal challenge to the use of automatic facial recognition by UK…

 

UK biometrics watchdog raises surveillance risks; Yoti outlines alternative immunity passport

A pair of UK authorities have staked out positions on the increasing use of biometrics, with one making recommendations for…

 

“Biggest ever deletion of biometric IDs from a state-held database” to be carried out by UK tax authority

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ruled the collection of voice biometric data from roughly five million people by…

 

Scottish schools serving up fresh privacy debate for lunch with facial recognition payment

Pupils at nine schools in Scotland have started paying for school lunches via facial recognition, thought to be the first…

 

UK experts condemn government facial recognition use, invoke threatened oversight role

A group of technology experts gave evidence to the House of Lords suggesting the use of live facial recognition technology…

 

UK to veer away from GDPR in hope of global data-based opportunities

The UK plans to move away from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which it adopted before Brexit, with…

 

Fragmentation in details and niches as digital health passes roll out around the world

UK authorities are being asked by the country’s aviation sector to ditch the COVID test and isolation requirements it has…

 

Public-private biometrics collaborations will increase; establish robust policies, UK govt group urges

Collaborations on live facial recognition and other biometric technologies between the public and private sectors are likely to increase, according…

 

Lack of digital ID system costing U.S. government billions, experts tell FedID event audience

The U.S. government’s lack of a digital ID system has made it unable to prevent billions of dollars in losses…

 

London Metropolitan Police now considering pausing facial recognition expansion

Following several months of growing concerns among privacy rights advocates and an independent report commissioned by London’s Metropolitan Police that…

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