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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…

 

UK government rejects calls for clearer facial recognition laws

Debates continue among British lawmakers on the legality of police deployment of live facial recognition. After the UK Parliament’s Justice…

 

‘Proper regulation’ needed for UK biometrics use, outgoing Commissioner argues

The data protection framework through which the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office will oversee surveillance cameras and biometrics may be…

 

Broadside from Scotland: UK is undemocratic with biometric surveillance

Scotland’s biometrics commissioner is warning the nation is moving toward autocracy and inappropriate biometric surveillance is making “democratic backsliding” easier….

 

UK bill would let police run facial recognition against all driver’s licenses

A clause in a new UK criminal justice bill gives police the green light to run facial recognition searches on…

 

Biometrics, digital ID advisory board changes announced in Scotland, US, Germany

Government bodies, ITRC and Augentic announce changes Biometrics and digital ID security companies in the U.S. and Germany have announced…

 

Former UK Biometrics Commissioner joins Facewatch in advisory role

Fraser Sampson the former UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has been appointed to a non-executive director role by retail…

 

UK appoints lame duck Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner

UK Home Secretary James Cleverly has appointed Tony Eastaugh as the new Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner. Eastaugh’s previous roles…

 

UK police promise more fingerprint matching, facial recognition in efficiency revamp

Biometrics, automation, and drones are a part of the United Kingdom’s new plan to transform policing. Gavin Stephens, chair of…

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