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Big Brother Watch report suggests thermal screening tools in pandemic may have been unlawful

The scientific evidence to support the use of thermal screening to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 during the pandemic was…

 

Facewatch counters Big Brother Watch’s biometric surveillance claims, plans expansion

Face biometrics company Facewatch was recently under the spotlight when privacy advocate NGO Big Brother Watch filed a legal complaint…

 

Big Brother Watch takes UK police to court over use of public facial recognition as trials continue

Civil liberties group Big Brother Watch has filed a legal challenge to the use of automatic facial recognition by UK…

 

Big decisions for biometrics vendors amid broader market uncertainty

Any new rumors about a possible Idemia sale sends waves through the biometrics industry and grabs headlines, as happened with…

 

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…

 

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…

 

“Biggest ever deletion of biometric IDs from a state-held database” to be carried out by UK tax authority

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ruled the collection of voice biometric data from roughly five million people by…

 

Biometrics trusted for payments at World Cup, passports to get there

Biometric passports continue to make headlines with market activity, with Idemia launching a demo passport for ‘Abroadia.’ PopID is bringing…

 

Complaint filed against PimEyes in UK as facial recognition web search options grow

Some watching the rise to prominence of face-scraper Clearview AI feared a near future in which one company could control…

 

Biometric data collection for advertising personalization comes under scrutiny

Advertisers in the UK want to analyze pedestrians’ biometrics, alongside GPS location, gender and age demographics, to create tailored advertiser…

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