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Social-justice groups want AWS out of US’ massive biometric data project

Dozens of international domestic rights organizations are asking Amazon executives to reverse their decision to host a massive U.S. government…

 

Another earful for White House on DHS biometrics, states on surveillance

Development of biometric surveillance systems by U.S. government agencies at different levels continues to intensify, as do the protests of…

 

Face biometrics roll out at airports on three continents amid ethics, oversight debates

Airport deployments of face biometrics were the focus of two of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update over the…

 

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…

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