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Neither AI inaccuracy nor FOIA requests nor human rights stays USPS surveillance

For some privacy advocates in the United States, news that the U.S. Postal Service is accused of using facial recognition…

 

Increased interoperability of EU biometric databases may be impacting human rights

A new report in the European Journal of Law and Technology highlights a series of human rights concerns about the EU’s…

 

Facial recognition providers called on to improve transparency, preserve human rights

Investment company Candriam published a call from 50 global institutional investors to the biometrics industry to address the risks to…

 

Ugandan ID system a ‘national security weapon’ that denies human rights – report

Uganda’s national biometric ID system has failed in its promise to improve access to services for Ugandans, says a new…

 

EU agency pushing for research into how AI will affect fundamental human rights

In a world awash in new authoritarian sentiment, it is notable that the European Union has published a lengthy report…

 

IBM calls for export controls on some facial biometrics technologies to prevent human rights abuses

Biometric facial recognition exports from the U.S. should be subject to new controls, IBM argues, to avoid putting the powerful…

 

Biometrics in counter-terrorism report raises human rights, ethical issues

A new report on extreme surveillance and biometric data collection in the process of countering terrorism, and how human rights…

 

Biometric technologies supplier O-Film added to U.S. entity list for human rights violations

The U.S. Department of Commerce has expanded the list of Chinese companies accused of involvement in human rights violations in…

 

U.S government asks for feedback on restricting biometrics exports to avoid human rights violations

The U.S. government is considering restricting the sale of face biometrics and other surveillance technologies to overseas customers in order…

 

Human rights advocates criticize biometric surveillance systems in Belgrade, São Paulo

Belgrade-based human rights non-profit SHARE Foundation has investigated the 2019 partnership between the Serbian government and tech giant Huawei, which…

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