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European Commissioner calls for strict regulation of facial recognition to preserve freedom of assembly

European countries should strictly regulate the use of facial recognition and ensure legislative frameworks for AI systems processing biometric data,…

 

Lovelace Institute calls for stiff regulation covering biometric data in US

UK-based tech research and advocacy organization The Ada Lovelace Institute has posted a critique of biometrics oversight in America, written…

 

Austria deploys new plan to tackle deepfakes

The Austrian Government has published a new action plan to reduce disinformation and hate speech via the regulation of deepfakes,…

 

Explaining face biometrics applications and adoption

Face is a biometric modality in widespread use today for both recognition and authentication. A computer system takes a two-dimensional…

 

Grants to investigate digital ID issues, COVID surveillance tech launched

The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP), in alliance with two of its partners (Paradigm Initiative and Omidyar Network), has unveiled a…

 

UK proposes IDV and biometrics for tech platforms to rein in anonymous online trolls

The UK government will require social media and tech platforms to provide identity verification through options like ID document verification…

 

Biometric and behavioral mass surveillance – will the EU ‘choose totalitarianism’?

A study into the use of biometric and behavioral mass surveillance, particularly in public spaces, examines whether, generally in the…

 

Clearview fights biometric app ban by Canadian province in court

Clearview AI is pushing back against a ban on its forensic face biometrics app imposed by a Canadian data protection…

 

Facial recognition deployments with lax regulation under scrutiny worldwide

Several facial recognition projects around the world have recently come under scrutiny, spurred by concerns of privacy advocates that the…

 

UN rights report calls for moratorium on remote biometrics in public

A report published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has suggested that artificial…

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