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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…

 

Experts to address key trust challenges at Biometrics Institute event next month

Issues around digital identity, the responsible development and deployment of biometrics and other AI-based technologies, as well as the metaverse…

 

‘Digital asbestos’: UK government departments are rolling back on contracts with Hikvision

Campaigners are increasing the pressure for the UK government to take action on Chinese state-affiliated surveillance equipment suppliers such as…

 

England updates guidance – not legislation – for biometrics use in schools

Just as schools broke up for the summer holidays, the Department for Education released updated guidance for the protection of…

 

Post GDPR ‘Global Britain’ to be built by restricting data protection rights, recourse

A new bill has been introduced to the UK parliament which proposes significant changes to data protection, biometrics, law enforcement,…

 

UK Government rejects Lords’ police inquiry’s biometrics, tech recommendations

The UK government has rejected the majority of the findings and recommendations from a House of Lords investigation into the…

 

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…

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