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NYPD’s $159M ‘surveillance slush fund’ used to buy facial recognition software, x-ray vans

Facial recognition and predictive policing software, ‘stingray’ cell tower simulators and vans equipped with x-ray machines to detect weapons were…

 

Rebuffed by NYPD, Amnesty sues to learn biometric surveillance details

Demonstrating how not to create trust in AI, the New York Police Department have refused to make public face biometrics…

 

New York Surveillance City: 15K cameras can feed facial recognition systems

Amnesty International has released the results of a crowdsourced investigation into surveillance in New York City which found that the…

 

It’s all about trust when the public discusses biometric surveillance, UK project says

A special UK citizens’ biometrics council has concluded that neither government nor industry has made the case that they can…

 

Privacy advocates push for strict biometric surveillance regulation in appeals to White House, EU

Privacy advocates on both sides of the Atlantic are telling their governments that they do not trust officials to use…

 

Credit card, retail and tech giants, and government ID projects top biometrics news of the week

Biometric projects involving credit card companies, retail and tech giants made up several of the week’s top headlines in the…

 

New York MTA sued over alleged use of biometric surveillance tech in subway

New York privacy watchdog the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP) filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on…

 

World Bank accused of unknowingly funding China’s biometric surveillance in Xinjiang

Was China’s surveillance state built with World Bank loans? According to official procurement documents, China tried to use the World…

 

Governments urged to consider biometrics regulation, laws and oversight as some investigate

The use of facial recognition, along with other technologies related to weapons and security, are being investigated by the House…

 

U.S. federal enforcement agencies deploying surveillance cameras hidden in streetlights

Federal contracting documents have revealed that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have hidden…

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