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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…

 

Facewatch, Met police face lawsuits after facial recognition misidentification

Biometric security company Facewatch, which provides facial recognition software to shops across the UK, is facing a lawsuit after its…

 

Facial recognition by UK law enforcement raising concerns for privacy watchdogs

The London Metropolitan police’s use of facial recognition for what it calls “precision policing” based on “bespoke” watchlists has resulted…

 

Former UK Biometrics Commissioner joins Facewatch in advisory role

Fraser Sampson the former UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has been appointed to a non-executive director role by retail…

 

UK Home Office accused of lobbying for Facewatch: report

Troubles continue for biometric security company Facewatch, known for deploying facial recognition surveillance in retail stores across the UK. New…

 

Facewatch caught in more controversy after closed-door meeting with UK Home Office

Biometric security company Facewatch, which has been facing backlash for deploying facial recognition surveillance in retail stores across the UK,…

 

Facewatch to stop using Hikvision amid controversy over UK retail biometrics

Retailers across the UK are increasingly turning to facial recognition technology to combat shoplifting amid a rise in thefts and…

 

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…

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