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Fraser Samson named new UK Commissioner for Biometrics and Surveillance Camera compliance

The new UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner is Fraser Samson, who was appointed to the newly combined role by…

 

Police biometrics, surveillance ‘too complex’ to treat as data processing: UK commissioners

A letter from the UK’s biometrics and surveillance camera commissioners which lodges their warnings that police use of biometrics is…

 

Clarity in police use of biometric evidence is not easy to come by

Physical evidence might sit around for decades before chance intervenes and the material can be used to advance a police…

 

UK government plan to ‘absorb’ biometrics regulator rebutted by Commissioner

A “once-in-this-generation opportunity” to build public trust in police use of surveillance and biometrics through reformed practices could be missed…

 

Regulators try to take more teeth from the maw of Chinese CCTV vendors

The U.S. and UK pressure campaigns to enforce ethical principles on Chinese facial recognition players have taken some new turns…

 

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 Surveillance Camera and Biometrics Commissioner pans proposed role changes

That the right to life and freedom from degrading treatment are related to police uses of biometrics, but not protected…

 

Face biometrics roll out at airports on three continents amid ethics, oversight debates

Airport deployments of face biometrics were the focus of two of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update over the…

 

UK pitches less oversight for Surveillance, who-knows-what for Biometrics Commissioner role

Tucked away on page 141 of 146, questions number 409 and 410 of the UK government’s data reform consultation document…

 

Public facial recognition so far penned in by trust issues in the UK and Ireland

Questions about facial recognition in public spaces are getting more pointed and harder to dismiss by governments. Downstream from a…

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