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Human Rights Watch calls on China to shut down “Police Cloud”

The Chinese government is using a “Police Cloud” of big data platforms to aggregate and analyze citizen’s personal information on…

 

Human Rights Watch raises privacy concerns over Chinese voice recognition program

China’s government is collecting “voice pattern” samples from its citizens to build a database for use with voice recognition technology,…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

EU watchdog: Europol’s plan for migrant biometric data raises ‘serious questions’

A European data watchdog is scrutinizing a proposal to enhance Europol’s cooperation with Frontex and other agencies that would boost…

 

Australian Digital ID Bill draws feedback from finance, business, civil rights groups

First introduced to Parliament in November after being in the works for over three years, a parliamentary inquiry on Australia’s…

 

Delete non-convicts records from police biometric database: Ontario rights watchdog

Among more than 100 recommendations to address allegations of anti-Black racism within the Toronto Police service (TPS), the Ontario Human…

 

UN’s counter-terrorist travel biometrics poses human rights risk: Special Rapporteur

The United Nations’ travel surveillance system, which collects biometric data to track down terrorists, should be paused and “urgently reviewed,”…

 

Rights group says EU biometric surveillance still under debate

As the European Union inches toward the completion of its Artificial Intelligence Act, human rights organizations are warning about the…

 

Rights groups weigh in on NIST’s evaluation metrics for facial age estimation

Human rights organizations are taking an interest in the metrics used to evaluate age estimation by an American government body….

 

Myanmar’s biometric data collection sparks rights violation fears

A biometric data collection process underway in Myanmar as part of a plan for issuing 10-digit unique national ID cards…

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