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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…

 

NYPD not true blue when it comes to facial recognition transparency

The worst-case scenario for those who want police to use a controversial facial recognition service is playing out. News is…

 

Biometrics oversight or toothless red tape? NYPD subject to new surveillance disclosure rules

Police use of biometric facial recognition and other surveillance technologies will have to go through new scrutiny, after New York…

 

NYPD’s new facial recognition policy sparks immediate calls for a ban

The New York City Police Department’s (NYPD’s) new policy for use of biometric facial recognition technology immediately fueled a storm…

 

NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

 

Restrictions closing in on facial recognition, biometric surveillance in public housing, Alameda, NYPD efforts

Earlier this month, U.S. presidential election Democratic candidates were asked to speak their mind about facial recognition. They were unanimously…

 

“Bumbling” NYPD contractor nearly infects fingerprint database with ransomware

The New York Police Department is blaming a “bumbling” contractor for a ransomware infection of roughly two dozen devices connected…

 

NYPD accused of violating best practices and law with DNA and facial biometrics databases

The NYPD is building a biometric DNA database without informing people of their inclusion, and is allegedly adding mugshots which…

 

Idemia says NYPD bomb scare suspect ID shows facial recognition best practices

Facial recognition enabled New York Police to quickly identify a man who allegedly placed rice cookers initially suspected of being…

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