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Sampson talks ethics with Facewatch as biometric privacy concerns resurface

UK grocer Southern Co-op has expanded its use of live facial recognition (LFR) to 35 of its stores, The Daily…

 

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…

 

Panel on use of facial recognition by UK police breaks issue down for lawmakers

Leaders from among civil society, police, academia and regulatory bodies convened at the London School of Economics last week to…

 

Debate, inspiration and biometrics launches define a packed return by ID4Africa

ID4Africa’s triumphant return to in-person gatherings in Morocco generated numerous headlines this week, between intensive debate and biometric solution launches…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner offers praise, caution after gov’s police oversight reversal

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson approves of the government’s decision to not delegate oversight of police…

 

‘Hope’ in the UK that Chinese surveillance cameras will be ripped out of public networks

The China biometric surveillance story gets grimmer with every investigation, report and news story. Angst is growing among some in…

 

Call to ban Chinese biometric camera suppliers from UK gets a parliamentary audience

A UK parliamentary event was held Wednesday by Big Brother Watch on the official launch of a report into the…

 

China’s biometric cameras still a source of concern and irritation in US, UK

The focus on alleged human rights abuses in China perpetrated using facial recognition systems has not softened for some. IPVM,…

 

UK schools introducing biometrics without due care, legal backing, report says

Forcing children to use biometrics to prove their eligibility for the ‘Free School Meals’ program violates a legal restriction on…

 

90-minute DNA testing gets a look by London’s Met

Rapid DNA biometric profiling — in under two hours — has jumped the North Atlantic from the United States. London’s…

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