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US biometric surveillance database reaches 10,000 data points

A privacy advocate’s database counting the United States government bodies that surveil citizens’ biometric identifiers reportedly now has 9,850 data…

 

Facial recognition in surveillance keeps growing, but so do doubts

Several deployments of new face biometrics for surveillance reportedly have failed to deliver on crime-fighting promises. The first is the…

 

Newest leak of EU’s AI Act doesn’t satisfy naysayers on biometric surveillance

Another new draft of the latest European Union’s proposed AI Act has leaked and if the 149-page tome has provisions…

 

Plans for biometric surveillance reach epic scales with off-putting implications

A pair of troubling reports about plans for intensive biometric surveillance seem drawn from the nightmares of privacy advocates. The…

 

NYPD uses obtuse language to avoid revealing what surveillance, biometrics it deploys

The first report by the Office of the Inspector General for the New York Police Department (OIG-NYPD) since the 2020…

 

Entrenched positions on biometric surveillance in NY schools aired

The U.S. state of New York’s IT services agency listened last week to testimony about putting biometric ID and surveillance…

 

Surprises in China’s ongoing biometric surveillance of its Uyghurs

Chinese surveillance system maker Dahua is responding to an industry trade publication that allegedly found evidence Dahua systems are at…

 

NZ privacy advocates: Laws need revamp to reflect biometric surveillance realities

An Aotearoa New Zealand privacy advocacy group thinks that nation’s approach to privacy and biometrics must be more nuanced than…

 

EU parliament majority now in favor of banning AI surveillance in public

Renew, the third largest group in the EU parliament, has joined the Greens and Socialists & Democrats groups in backing…

 

San Francisco cops a step closer to formalized access to private surveillance camera feeds

A final vote is still forthcoming, but San Francisco, famous for beckoning people to travel there with flowers in their…

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