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New UK live facial recognition code proposed has potential for adverse effects

The UK’s Home Office has published a proposed code of practice to cover police use of live facial recognition in…

 

UK biometrics legislation lacks clarity to protect the public: former Commissioner

Former UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles is calling upon parliament to create legislation that explicitly deals with the use of…

 

UK Commissioner defends face biometrics use by police as practical necessity

Police have no choice but to use facial recognition, along with any other technologies that can help them fight crime,…

 

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…

 

Increase DNA and fingerprint collection, UK Biometrics Commissioner urges police

Police are not collecting all the biometric data they are expected to, and at the same time have yet to…

 

Biometrics Commissioner supports emergency extension of UK police fingerprint and DNA data retention powers

The UK Biometrics Commissioner has responded to a formal request by Counter-Terrorism Policing to extend emergency powers granted for the…

 

UK police biometrics need governance improvement, legislation, Commissioner review finds

UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles has accepted an opportunity to remain in the role until the end of the year…

 

Independent committee review of facial biometrics for UK government calls for police transparency

The UK government’s independent expert committee on AI and data-driven technology says it expects an appropriate degree of transparency from…

 

EU civil society group calls for ban on public surveillance biometrics as privacy authorities issue warnings

European Digital Rights (EDRi) has published a paper demanding the European Commission and EU Member States institute a ban on…

 

UK biometrics watchdog raises surveillance risks; Yoti outlines alternative immunity passport

A pair of UK authorities have staked out positions on the increasing use of biometrics, with one making recommendations for…

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